Oscar: Why Brazilian Star Will Shine with Chelsea in the Premier League

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Oscar: Why Brazilian Star Will Shine with Chelsea in the Premier League
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With £25 million, Chelsea made Oscar the first major Brazilian signing of the summer.

Oscar is one of a handful of Brazilian players currently in London who have been hounded by Europe's biggest clubs this summer.

By signing Oscar, Chelsea is taking a bit of a risk. There is a history of Brazilians who were hyped up to be stars only to disappoint in the Premier League—Robinho being perhaps the most famous.

The physical, less technical style of the English league often makes for a difficult adjustment for these players.

However, Oscar was not exactly a hugely hyped player—at least, not at the level of Neymar or Lucas.

While £25 million is a very large transfer fee, it is not even half of what it cost PSG to buy Lucas and may only be a third of what Neymar costs.

In this article, I list four reasons why Oscar is set to star at Stamford Bridge.

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