After a transfer saga that wasn’t so thrilling, Brazilian wonderkid and current #10 in Brazil’s NT squad Oscar has been announced as a Chelsea player in their website. Details of contract and transfer fee haven’t been released, but the transfer fee is believed to be around the £25m mark and the contract would be negotiated after Oscar’s performance in the Olympics.
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I expected this soap opera to last until the Olympics, but it seems that I was wrong. Not the first time, I admit, but I’m glad to see that people didn’t get stuck in the middle of everything. Well, for instance, everyone is reporting that Oscar seems pretty close to Chelsea, and this time is for real. Continue reading
Silly season is obviously a silly thing. You can throw a thousand things on the air, and if one catches up you can have all the glory to yourself. And it seems that’s what happening lately involving this whole Oscar to Chelsea debacle since last week. Continue reading
Internacional is working at both end of the transfer market: incoming and out-coming. While they negotiate transfers involving Villarreal’s Nilmar and Roma’s Juan, they have to bring the money from somewhere to fund those moves. And that would be brought by an Oscar selling in the future. Continue reading
Today, FIFA released the name of every player that will participate in the Olympic Games this month, along with their shirt numbers. One of the highlights in the Brazilian squad is Oscar being handled the #10 shirt, while Ganso, who is disputing the AMC spot with him, earned #16.
The full list after the jump. Continue reading
After pretty much cementing himself as the 1st choice attacking midfielder for Mano’s squad during the last run of friendlies at Europe and USA and being linked to Tottenham and Chelsea, with the most likely landing place the latter, Oscar was also featured among the starters in the 1st Brazil U23 squad for the Olympics in London. Continue reading
It was a busy night in Brazil yesterday. First, Daily Mail broke the story by saying Oscar would move to Chelsea for £25m. Shortly after, it was the Telegraph claiming the move would cost £22m. But Oscar denied the claims with a simply “I’m staying (at Internacional)” when asked about the veracity of reports that came out on a hotel lobby. But this thing is far from done. Continue reading