Chelsea confirm Oscar move to Shanghai SIPG

Dec 23 (Reuters) – Brazilian international midfielder Oscar will join Chinese club Shanghai SIPG from Chelsea, the English Premier League club said on its website.

Although no financial details of the transfer was released, media reports suggest Shanghai paid 60 million euros ($62.63 million) for Oscar.

A club statement read: “Chelsea Football Club and Shanghai SIPG have agreed terms for the permanent transfer of Oscar.

“The 25-year-old will join the Chinese Super League team at the beginning of the January transfer window.”

The 25-year-old Oscar, who will join compatriots Hulk and Elkeson at Shanghai, lifted the Premier League, League Cup and Europa League during his four-and-a-half-year spell at Chelsea.

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