Premier League side, Chelsea, have completed the signing of Brazilian teen star, Andrey Santos from Vasco da Gama on a five-and-a-half-year deal.
Chelsea have reportedly disbursed 13 million Euros and will pay 7 million in add-ons for the 18-year-old midfielder.
Santos was said to have been sought after, with the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City also eyeing a deal for the youngster.
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Santos told Chelsea website that he was excited about the opportunity to play in the Premier League.
“It’s a very big opportunity for me,” said Santos.
“This is a big club playing in big competitions like the Premier League, so I am very excited. The players here are so good and I am very happy to be here.”
Santos played for Vasco da Gama’s U-17 team before making his debut for the senior team. He scored eight goals in 38 appearances for the club’s senior team.
By Toju Sote
Source: Complete Sports