Chelsea close to £52m move for Brazilian as first deal of the summer: report

Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino.
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Chelsea are said to be closing in on signing the next brightest teenage star out of Brazil.

The Blues have been huge spenders over the last two years and chairman Todd Boehly is showing no signs of slowing down as we approach the summer transfer window.

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Matthew Holt

Bio: Matthew is a freelance journalist and has currently racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.