Nathan: Chelsea sign Brazilian midfielder for undisclosed fee

By 07:33 Fri, 15 May 2015 Comments

Chelsea have signed Brazilian midfielder Nathan

from Atletico Paranaense for an undisclosed fee.

The 19-year-old will move to Stamford Bridge on 1

July after passing a medical and agreeing personal


"I'm very happy to be joining Chelsea, the champions

of England, and I hope I will learn a lot and develop

my game," Nathan told Chelsea's website.

The teenager, whose full name is Nathan Allan de

Souzahas, represented Brazil at Under-17 and

Under-20 level.

A Chelsea statement says the teenager has "earned a

reputation as an attacking midfielder with an eye for

goal and impressive pace".

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 scored five goals in five games at the

Under-17 World Cup in 2013, before being named in

the team of the tournament.



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