Joao Felix from Atletico Madrid has been signed by Chelsea
Joao Felix Atletico Madrid forward has joined Chelsea on loan until the end of the season, the Premier League club declared on Wednesday.
The 23-year-old will support attack choices for manager Graham Potter, whose squad is at present hard-hit by wounds and moping in tenth spot in the table. Chelsea tweeted “the artist has arrived”, welcoming the Portugal international, who had also been linked with Arsenal and Manchester United. “Chelsea is one of the great teams in the world and I hope to help the team reach their objectives, so I am very, very happy to be here and very excited to play at Stamford Bridge,” Felix said in a club statement. Felix joined Atletico from Benfica in 2019 for 126 million euros ($135 million), making him one of the greatest transfer ever, and has scored 34 goals in 131 appearances for the club.
He likewise featured in Portugal’s race to the World Cup quarter-finals in Qatar last month, scoring in the 3-2 triumph against Ghana in the gathering stage.
Atletico affirmed on Wednesday that Felix had broadened his agreement with them for another season, until June 2027.
“From Atletico Madrid we wish Joao Felix every success in this new professional stage,” the Spanish club said in a statement. Chelsea are 10 points away of a main four spot in the premier league season after a violent season and are likewise out of both domestic cup rivalries