AndChelsea gambled on Angelo and made the official signing they had been working on for weeks. The English club have announced the signing of the 18-year-old Brazilian wingerone of Santos’ last promises, that pays $15 million in euros.
Barcelona had a preferential purchase option but decided not to exercise it Chelsea were left free to take in the young talent who was being noticed both in Europe and in Brazil. Flamengo wanted to sign him at the start of the season, but the player and his representatives refused I decided to wait for offers from European clubs.
Angelo, born in Brasília on December 21, 2004, Debuting for the Santos team at just 15 years oldin a match in the Maracan against Fluminense.
In April 2021 he scored his first goal as a professional. He was in a match where Santos beat San Lorenzo (3-1) and is recorded in the history of the competition for being. The goal scored by the youngest footballer. At the time, Angelo was 16 years, three months, and 16 days old.
With “Peixe” he played 129 matches, in which he scored five goals and provided ten assists.
Although Chelsea assures the player He is expected to transfer it to Strasbourg.