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Alexandre Pato Chelsea complete signing of striker from Corinthians

The 26-year-old arrived in England on Wednesday, January 28 and his signing was confirmed on Friday

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Alexandre Pato play Alexandre Pato signs for Chelsea (Chelsea FC/Press Association Images)

Chelsea have completed the loan signing of Alexandre Pato from Brazil club Corinthians.

The 26-year-old arrived in England on Wednesday, January 28 and his signing was confirmed on Friday.

Alexandre Pato play The 26-year-old arrived in England on Wednesday, January 28 and his signing was confirmed on Friday (Chelsea FC/Press Association )

 

"I am so happy to sign for Chelsea. It is a dream for me. I am looking forward to meeting and getting to know my new team-mates and cannot wait to play," he told Chelsea club's official website.

"I thank Chelsea for their support and hope I can repay this faith to the club and its fans."

Alexandre Pato play Pato poses with Chelsea technical director Michael Emenalo at the Cobham Training Ground (Chelsea FC/Press Association Images)

 

The 26-year-old netted 18 goals in 47 league appearances for Sao Paulo on loan from Corinthians in 2015, and arrives as a welcome boost to Chelsea's forward line.

Pato was widely thought of as one of the game's hottest properties following his move from Internacional to AC Milan in 2007.

Enjoy this video of Alexandre Pato , below:

Skills and goals of striker, Alexandre Pato

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