Chelsea are on the verge of signing Sao Paulo midfielder Lucas Piazon.
The 17-year-old has been dubbed the ‘new Kaka’ and will complete his move to the Premier League champions when he turns 18.
The Blues managed to beat-off competition from Serie A giants,Juventus, who gave the Brazilian a week’s trial in January.
He is currently starring for Brazil in the U17 South American Championships.
The fee is believed to be around £8million and once again signals Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich’s commitment to bringing young players to the club.
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