Chelsea sign Brazilian defender Wallace
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 5 (IANS) Chelsea Football Club has confirmed the signing of highly rated right-back Wallace from Brazilian club Fluminense.
The 18-year-old agreed to terms with the Premier League outfit Tuesday after Chelsea accepted Fluminense's five-million pound asking price, Xinhua reported.
"Chelsea is delighted to announce we have agreed terms with Fluminense for the transfer of Wallace in the January transfer window," the London club said on its official website.
Wallace has featured 18 times for the Brazilian top-flight champions this year. He is also an under-20 international and played in Brazil's under-17 team that won the South American championship last year.
"I was really happy when I received the news about Chelsea. I always believed I could play in Europe but I've hard to work hard to achieve my dream," Wallace said on the Rio de Janeiro club's official website.
"It is going to be a great experience for me. But the move won't be until the middle of next year and until then I want to help Fluminense as much as possible."
Wallace will join fellow Brazilians Oscar, Ramires, David Luiz, and Lucas Piazon at Stamford Bridge.
Read More: Brazil | Gym Khana Club | Yamuna Bridge | Perikeedu Bridge | Marthandam Bridge | Kundah Bridge | Alappuzha Iron Bridge | Chavara Bridge | Brace Bridge | Mahananda Bridge Ndso | Tista Bridge So | South Ramnagar | South Bishnupur So | Beliaghata Bridge | South Charalkhali | South Sikargheri | South Mohanpur | South Garia So | Benta South S.o | David Beckham
Andrea Jeremiahs Walk of Style
July 25, 2014 at 10:06 AM
Kallols Digital Print Experiments
July 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM
A Fashionable Cause
July 24, 2014 at 10:03 AM
At least 42 killed in Taiwan plane crash
July 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM
Gaza hospital flooded with injured children following airstrike
July 24, 2014 at 1:40 AM
Major airlines cancel Israel flights over Gaza rocket threat
July 24, 2014 at 12:19 AM