Emerson has signed a four-and-a-half 12 months contract that may see him stay a Chelsea participant till the summer season of 2022.
23-year-old Emerson has been with Roma since 2015 after leaving his native Brazil. He’s a product of the famed Santos youth system and obtained his first style of soccer in Europe when he joined Palermo on mortgage within the latter half of the 2014/15 season.
Now an Italian citizen via heritage on his mom’s facet of the household, Emerson has missed a lot of the season up to now on account of a severe knee harm.
It dominated him out of each clashes with Chelsea within the Champions League group stage and he has managed simply 15 minutes of Serie A soccer since returning to the squad initially of November whereas he regained health.
He stated on the transfer: “I got here right here as a result of it’s a fantastic group with a fantastic historical past. As we speak I’m realising one in all my desires to tug on the shirt of such a fantastic membership.
“English soccer is one thing I’ve been watching since I used to be 15 years outdated. It’s a actually lovely recreation over right here however it will be much more lovely to play it.”
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: “We’re delighted to welcome Emerson to the membership. He’s a younger and gifted participant who strengthens the squad and can present glorious competitors for locations as we pursue success in three completely different competitions.”