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Chelsea close to Piazon signing

16 Mar 2011 19:17:04

Chelsea close to Piazon signing

Chelsea are close to signing a pre-contract agreement for Sao Paulo's 17-year-old midfielder Lucas Piazon, BBC Sport understands.The London club expect the Brazilian to join them in the January 2012 transfer window, by which time he will be 18. The deal's value could rise to a reported £10m as Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich continues to invest heavily. Yet to play for Sao Paulo, Piazon is currently with the Brazil Under-17 side at the South American Championship. Piazon had been linked wit.... read more


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