Oscar signs new Chelsea deal


“Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce Oscar has today signed a new contract, keeping him at the club until 2019,” read a statement on the club’s official website.

The 23-year-old, who joined the Stamford Bridge outfit in 2012, has been in stellar form for his club so far this season, scoring four goals and contributing two assists in the 15 matches in which he has featured.

And having been offered a contract renewal, Oscar was delighted to extend his stay in London.

“I am so happy because I love playing for Chelsea and living in England,” he said. “I have enjoyed playing here for two years, and now I have five more, so I am very happy.”

The Selecao international has made 92 starts and 34 substitute appearances for Chelsea since his move from Internacional two years ago, scoring 27 goals.