Premier League – Chelsea confirm deal to sign Nathan
Chelsea have agreed terms with Atletico Paranaense to sign midfielder Nathan Allan de Souza, the club have confirmed.
The 19-year-old will move to Stamford Bridge on July 1.
Nathan said on chelseafc.com: “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.”
The Brazilian’s full name is Nathan Allan de Souza. He has impressed while representing Brazil at under-17 and under-20 level and scored five goals in five games at the Under-17 World Cup in 2013.
Nathan announced the deal on Monday on his Instagram page.
He wrote: “A dream is coming true! Thank you Chelsea for trusting in me, I will do my best to support my team on reaching new achievements.”
Nathan joins fellow countrymen Oscar, Willian, Ramires and Filipe Luis in the squad.