Joao Félix: Atletico Madrid and Portugal forward joins Chelsea on loan until the end of the 2022/23 season
Atletico Madrid and Portugal forward Joao Felix has joined Chelsea on loan until the end of the 2022/23 season, the English Premier League announced on Wednesday.
“Chelsea is one of the great teams in the world and I hope to help the team achieve their goals, so I am very happy to be here and very excited to play at Stamford Bridge,” Felix said in a statement. club press release.
The 23-year-old played 131 games for Atletico and scored 34 goals in 2019 after the La Liga side bought him for $142 million (€126 million), the fifth-richest transfer in football history at the time.
Félix has represented Portugal 28 times and scored one goal at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Felix arrives at Stamford Bridge with the struggling Blues under Graham Potter and currently 10th in the Premier League.
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