Brazilian Winger Angelo Gabriel signs Chelsea FC
Chelsea Football Club has officially announced the acquisition of Angelo Gabriel, a talented Brazilian winger, from Santos. The Premier League club confirmed the signing on Sunday, although the specific details of the transfer were not disclosed. However, according to reports from British media, Chelsea invested 15 million euros ($16.84 million) to secure the services of the 18-year-old player from the Brazilian Serie A side.
Having represented Santos in 129 matches across various competitions, Angelo Gabriel brings a wealth of experience to his new team. Throughout his tenure at Santos, he managed to net five goals and provide 10 assists, showcasing his versatility and contribution to the team's attacking prowess.
Angelo's arrival at Chelsea marks a significant milestone in his promising career. In 2020, he achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the youngest player to make his debut in the prestigious Brazilian top flight at the age of 15 years and 308 days, surpassing the previous record set by the legendary Pele.
Furthermore, Angelo Gabriel's exceptional talent and skills were not limited to domestic competitions. He also holds the distinction of being the youngest player to score in the history of Copa Libertadores, further highlighting his potential and ability to perform on the grandest stage.
Chelsea's acquisition of Angelo Gabriel not only reinforces the club's commitment to nurturing young talent but also adds an exciting prospect to their already formidable squad.