Chelsea Football Club has reached an agreement to acquire the young forward Estevao Willian from Palmeiras.

The initial transfer fee is reported to be £29 million ($37 million).

Estevao, who has represented Brazil at the youth level, will be joining his fellow Brazilians Andrey Santos, Deivid Washington, and Angelo Gabriel at Stamford Bridge. His arrival is scheduled for the 2025/26 season.

A statement on Chelsea’s official website reads, “Chelsea Football Club has agreed to sign teenage forward Estevao Willian from Palmeiras, with the Brazilian set to officially join Chelsea next summer.”

At just 17, Estevao has already garnered attention in South America for his impressive dribbling skills and rapid pace, making him a formidable presence in his debut season in senior football.



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