Chelsea: Brazilian wonderkid tells reporter he's moving to Blues, after being left out of club game

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A Chelsea move for Brazilian youth international Pedro Lima is ‘almost done’, according to a journalist who claims to have spoken to the man himself on the subject – while he was left out for his club on Sunday in anticipation of a deal.

The 17-year-old right-back has been linked with both Chelsea and Strasbourg this summer after impressing for Brazil at the Under-17s World Cup last year and breaking into his second-tier club side, Sport Recife, as a first-team regular this season.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, WeAreTerriers.com. Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.