Oscar leaves Chelsea for Shanghai SIPG
Oscar has conformed his move to Shanghai SIPG for a record-breaking £60m transfer free.The move to the Chinese Super League will completed during the January transfer window.
“Chelsea Football Club and Shanghai SIPG have agreed terms for the permanent transfer of Oscar.He has been a Chelsea player for four-and-a-half years, helping us lift the Premier League, League Cup and Europa League as well as scooping two Chelsea Goal of the Season awards after stunning strikes against Juventus in 2012, on his full debut, and QPR in 2014.”
“Conte’s arrival in the summer led to a deeper role for Oscar at the beginning of the campaign, but the switch to a 3-4-3 formation in October saw opportunities limited, and he now heads to Shanghai to link up with former Chelsea coach Andre Villas-Boas.
“We thank Oscar for his wonderful service and wish him the very best of luck for the future”-official club statement said.
Thank you @ChelseaFC for everything you’ve done for me!
— Oscar (@oscar8) December 23, 2016