Chelsea officially announce signing of Brazilian ace

Chelsea have officially confirmed the signing of Nathan from Brazilian outfits Atletico Paranaense, according to reports from Sky Sports.

The 19-year-old posted a picture on his Instagram account earlier in the week upon his arrival at the club, but was yet to be formally announced.

He has now agreed personal terms with the Blues after completing his medical and is now revealed as one their new signings.

The official statement read: “Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce we have agreed terms with Atletico Paranaense for the transfer of Nathan.

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“The 19-year-old Brazilian will join us on 1 July. Nathan, who has passed a medical and agreed personal terms, has earned a reputation as an attacking midfielder with an eye for goal and impressive pace.”

The midfielder also expressed his delight after finalizing his move from Brazil and is hoping to develop even further from this opportunity.

“I am very happy to be joining Chelsea, the champions of England, and I hope I will be able to learn a lot and develop my game,” he said.

Nathan was also being tracked by Premier League rivals Manchester United, but favours a move to the English champions due to their Brazilian contingent.

Although he is yet to represent the Brazil national team at top level, he has already featured for the Under-17 as well as the Under-20 squad for his nation.