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Chelsea to sign Brazilian starlet Piazon

Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal to sign Sao Paulo starlet Lucas Piazon when he turns 18.

Press Association Sport understands the Blues are poised to beat off competition from Juventus for the 17-year-old, who is currently playing for Brazil in the South American Under-17 Championship.

Dubbed 'the new Kaka' by some commentators, Piazon was first linked with a move to Chelsea two years ago.

He was also courted by Juve, who appeared to have won the race for the teenager two months ago after he spent a week training with the Italian giants.

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lukie1222045d ago

he's a fantastic talent!

karim2045d ago

Awesome.He'll be one of the best in five years

kulka2045d ago

Hope they won't ruin his talent

DavidLuiz42044d ago

Hes a amazing Player :)! Hope CFC GET HIM