Nathan: Chelsea sign Brazilian midfielder for undisclosed fee
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
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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