A report carried on Chelsea FCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s official website has confirmed the signing of Deco from FC Barcelona with the fee reported to be 10m Euros.
The Portuguese midfielder becomes the first signing under Luiz Felipe Scolari since the Brazilian’s appointment as manager on June 11.
Deco, who won the Champions League and UEFA Cup with FC Porto, was quoted as saying, ‘It is good for me to be here and first of all I am very happy to be here.’
The former Barcelona player has further Champions League success as one of his main ambitions with Chelsea and, after playing in Euro 2008 alongside a strong Chelsea contingent, now feels the time was right to join his former national coach in west London.
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