Chelsea agree to sign former Milan striker

It’s a done deal. According to ESPN Brazil, Chelsea have verbally agreed a deal to sign Brazil striker Alexandre Pato from Corinthians. The 26-year-old is set to sign a contract worth £1.77 million a year with the West London club. Earlier this month, the Brazilian rejected a lucrative offer from a Chinese second-division club that was worth £6.9 million a year. Pato will be available to make his debut against Arsenal on Sunday. ESPN claimes an agreement with Pato’s representatives was finalised by Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia on Tuesday, with Corinthians expected to make an announcement shortly.…

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Arsenal and Man United told they can sign Brazilian international striker for £18.5m

Brazilian giants Corinthians have told Manchester United and Arsenal that they can sign striker Alexandre Pato providing they cough up £18.5m, according to the Metro. The former AC Milan front man was once one of the most prized strikers in the game when he first broke onto the scene, but has recently seen his stock fall after failing to live up to the hype. However, he was heavily linked with moves to both Arsenal and United during the closing weeks of the summer transfer window as both sides were left…

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