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It's official: Chelsea confirm Lucas Piazon will be joining the club in January

According to Sky Sports, Chelsea have confirmed this afternoon that 17 year old Brazilian Lucas Piazon and his former club Sao Paulo have agreed to terms with Chelsea.  While this information has been widely known for about a week now, the club made the official statement this afternoon:

Chelsea has agreed terms with Sao Paulo FC for the transfer of Lucas Piazon.  The player has signed a pre-contract agreement and is expected to join us in January 2012 on a long-term deal.

For those of you who haven't heard of him yet, we profiled Piazon here.  He can also be seen playing on ESPN3 this evening at 10PM EST if you're interested (the commentary will likely be in Spanish).  He netted in his last game of the tournament (it actually went through the net), so I'll leave you with that:


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