Chelsea have accomplished the signing of Brazilian starlet Andrey Santos from Vasco da Gama.
The 18-year-old joins for a reported £18 million after rising by way of the ranks of the Rio de Janeiro membership.
Santos helped Vasco to promotion to the highest flight with a third-place end in Serie B final time period, enjoying 33 instances and scoring eight targets.
Santos, who has additionally performed for Brazil Under-20s, admitted it was a “very big opportunity”.
“This is a big club playing in big competitions like the Premier League so I am very excited,” he advised the membership web site.
“The players here are so good and I am very happy to be here.”
The information comes after David Datro Fofana’s transfer from Molde was finalised.
The 20-year-old indicators for round £8-10 million, taking the Blues’ spending in January previous £60 million after three signings following the arrival of France defender Benoit Badiashile for £35m from Monaco.
Fofana, who was at Stamford Bridge to observe the 1-0 defeat to Manchester City midweek, despatched a message ot the followers.
“Hello dear fans, I’m here, I’ve arrived well and I’m very happy to sign for the club of my dreams. I’ll see you soon on the pitch, cheers!”