In the ever expansive world of football, it's hard for us to keep track of every player. Even the most diehard supports of the beautiful game aren't able to follow every league on the planet. So, when Chelsea signed Papy Djilobodji from FC Nantes of Ligue 1 today very few people knew much about him and what he brings to the club.
In cases such as this, we as fans have a very valuable tool at our disposal. YouTube can be a fantastic resource in learning about unknown players. Thankfully no matter how obscure the name, there's usually someone out there who has spent time compiling a highlight video of the player. This allows us to get a glimpse of the player's skill set.
Watching the above video of Papy shows us that he's a mountain of a man. Listed at 6 foot, 4 inches tall he's gigantic. Yet even with his size he appears to be rather quick on his feet. He looks to be a real threat on set piece opportunities as well.
The 26-year-old Senegal international played in 30 matches in Ligue 1 last season amounting an astonishing 11 yellow cards. He'll have to be a lot more disciplined in the Premier League if he gets the chance to play.
We may not know a lot about Papy, but these highlights at least give us an idea of what to expect from him.