Chinese Side Shanghai SIPG In An Astonishing £52million For Oscar


Ekun Samuel, 14 December 2016
The 25-year-old Brazilian who has fallen out of favour with Antonio Conte new dynamism of football is set to leave Chelsea as early as January transfer window. The Brazilian has been a regular starter for Chelsea ever since he arrived at Chelsea from Brazilian side Internacional 2012 for a fee of £19m. He hasn't started for the Blues in the League since mid September after Chelsea's 2-1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield, after Antonio Conte switch to his preferred 3-4-3 formation. His situation has now prompted his transfer to  Chinese side Shanghai SIPG in an astonishing £52million deal next month. He will be joining his Brazilian teammate Hulk and former Chelsea Boss Andre Villas Boaz. Hulk is currently the most expensive and highest paid player in the Chinese League with a weekly £320,000, being bought for £47,000. But the 25 old Oscar is set to earn more then his compatriot and country as he sets to leave the Bridge next month.  Oscar will be the latest player with Chelsea connections to play in China, following Didier Drogba, Ramires, Nicolas Anelka and Demba Ba. Oscar has so far played 308 games for Chelsea with 23 goals to his name.