Record Signing Completed

Last updated : 07 July 2009 By Brian Cartlidge

The 23-year-old Ecuadorian international striker has signed for Blues on a three year deal for a club record signing, believed to be about £7.5million.

"I am looking forward to playing for the Blues," Benitez said after joining Blues.

"I will be giving everything to score as many goals for the club as possible."