Chelsea have announced the signing of Brazilian midfielder Nathan from Atletico Paranaense for an undisclosed fee.
The 19-year-old, who earlier in the week posted photos of himself signing the deal, will move to Stamford Bridge on July 1.
Nathan bolsters the ranks of Brazilians at Chelsea, joining Ramires, Willian, Oscar and Filipe Luis. The Blues also have young Brazilians Wallace and Lucas Piazon out on loan.
Nathan said on Chelsea's website: "I am very happy to be joining Chelsea, the champions...
Brazilian midfielder Nathan has signed a deal to join Chelsea, the 19-year-old announced on Monday night.
Nathan posted photos of himself at Chelsea's training ground, including one of him putting pen to paper on a contract, though the Blues have yet to announce the deal.
"A dream is coming true! First of all I want to thank God for always lighting my way, my dad who always believed in my talent and was a real warrior while helping me to reach my goals, my family and friends who always supported...
Chelsea are set to complete the £4.5 million signing of highly rated Brazilian Nathan this week, sources have told ESPN FC.
It was reported on Tuesday night that Nathan, 19, was in London for a medical, after the Stamford Bridge club took advantage of the player's impasse with his club Atletico Paranaense.
Chelsea leveraged the situation to strike a deal with the Brazilian side, and also jump ahead of Manchester City in the pursuit of Nathan.
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Former Inter Milan, Roma, Fiorentina and Parma forward Adriano has set his sights on a return to Italy.
The 32-year-old has been released by Brazilian club Atletico Parnanaense, but he has no intention of calling an end to his career.
"I'd love to come back -- I love Italy," he told Sky Sport Italia. "I want to play for a club who can help me get my head straight, even if that will all depend on the...