Joao Felix Spotted on His Way to Airport to Sign for Chelsea

Joao Felix Spotted on His Way to Airport to Sign for Chelsea

  • Portugal ace Joao Felix was spotted on his way to the airport to complete Chelsea switch
  • Chelsea will pay reportedly pay a loan fee of £9.68million (€11million) to seal the transfer
  • The 23-year old is likely to move to England with his stunning girlfriend Margarida Corceiro

Atletico Madrid forward Joao Felix has been sighted on Tuesday, January 10, on his to the airport to sign for Chelsea.

The Portugal international is expected to join the Stamford Bridge outfit on loan until the end of the season.

The Blues are in dire need of more firepower up front, with Kai Havertz, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Raheem Sterling and Christian Pulisic all struggling in front of goal.

Joao Felix, Chelsea, Atletico Madrid
Joao Felix was spotted on his to the airport to sign for Chelsea. Credit: @elchiringuitotv @tribuna
Source: Twitter

However, fresh reports indicate that Chelsea are the strong favourites to sign the former Benfica star - albeit temporarily.

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In a video posted on Twitter, spotted by Sports Brief, Felix was filmed by El Chiringuito TV as the passenger in a black Mercedes as he made his journey to complete the transfer.

According to The Athletic, a verbal agreement has already been reached between the involved parties, although a deal is yet to be reached.

The Blues are expected to pay around €11 million (£9.7m) after beating off competition from Premier League rivals Arsenal and Man Utd.

Felix’s career has recently slowed down at Atletico, although he shone with Portugal at the World Cup.

He was reportedly attracted to Chelsea more than any other club because he liked the project the club is building.

Joao Felix girlfriend

Felix's stunning girlfriend who he has been dating since 2019, according to reports.

The young lovers met on social media, and with the help of mutual friends, they were eventually able to physically meet up and the rest is history.

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She is more than a pretty face as Corceiro is a successful actress who has starred in several soap operas.

In 2020, she famously starred in the Portuguese version of Dancing with the Stars.

Man United linked with move for Atletico star

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Manchester United are considering a January transfer move for Atletico Madrid star Joao Felix.

The Red Devils are expected to enter the market for a new centre forward to take the place of Cristiano Ronaldo who recently departed the club.

Ronaldo's contract with United was ripped apart with a few months left on it after his explosive interview with Piers Morgan.