Senegalese striker Demba Ba is a great aquisition for Chelsea FC. Ba scored twice to give the Chelsea Blues a third round FA cup win over Southhampton. Having scored 11 times this season for Newcastle United, Ba was sought by Arsenal, Liverpool and Spurs. Demba Ba rejected an £80,000-a week offer from Premier League strugglers QPR to ultimately sign a deal with Chelsea.
Twenty-seven year old Ba, played three and a half years with Newcastle United, He debuted on 13 August 2011, becoming the first ever Senegalese player to join the club. Ba has played a total of 16 games for the Senegal National team, scoring four goals.