However, as if that was not good enough, the Blues have now been handed yet another positive with Oscar signing a new deal to stay at the club until 2019.
That will secure the best years of the Brazilian’s career and last season, several clubs were circling around the playmaker, with mega rich Paris Saint Germain said to be particularly keen on the star.
Now however that is irrelevant, with Chelsea securing Oscar’s future and the player waxing lyrical about his life with the Blues.
With that in mind, we have come up with five reasons Chelsea have made a massive step forward by getting Oscar to commit to the club.
Click on Oscar to see the five reasons we think this new deal is the best news Jose Mourinho could have given Chelsea fans.
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