Chelsea have reached an settlement with Vasco da Gama for the signing of younger midfielder Andrey Santos, sources have confirmed to ESPN.
Santos, 18, had additionally drawn curiosity from Manchester City, Newcastle United and Barcelona however the London membership have moved quickest.
Sources say private phrases is not going to be an issue now that an undisclosed charge has been agreed. The deal is predicted to be accomplished in January.
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An worldwide with Brazil at U20 degree, Santos made his first workforce debut with Vasco in 2021 and has been a daily this previous season within the Brazilian second division, scoring eight objectives as Vasco completed fourth.
The signing of Santos continues Chelsea’s recruitment of younger expertise following the take over by Todd Boehly.
Last summer season, they signed Carney Chukwuemeka from Aston Villa, Cesare Casadei from Inter Milan and Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina.