Chelsea agrees to sign young Brazilian fullback

Chelsea says a deal has been agreed with Fluminense to sign

highly rated Brazilian right back Wallace in the January transfer


The European champions say the 18-year-old Wallace will remain

with his Brazilian club until the next offseason.

Wallace, who will join fellow Brazilians David Luiz, Ramires,

Oscar and Lucas Piazon at Stamford Bridge, is an under-20

international and considered one of Fluminense’s most promising


Brazilian media have previously reported that Chelsea will pay

about $7 million for Wallace.