Chelsea have confirmed the agreement between Atletico Paranaense over a summer move for the Brazilian teenager Nathan de Souza, the Blues announced on Twitter.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 14, 2015
Nathan, 19, revealed earlier this week that terms had been reached to join the west London club this summer, although no official announcement had been given by the Premier League champions.
However, the club’s official website has confirmed that the midfielder will arrive to Stamford Bridge on 1 July subject to being granted a work permit.
“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,” Nathan said.
Nathan will be playing alongside his fellow Brazilians Filipe Luis, Oscar, Ramires at the Blues.