Chelsea have announced that an agreement have been reached with Shanghai SIPG for the permanent transfer of Oscar.

The 25-year-old will join the Chinese Super League team at the beginning of the January transfer window. He has been a Chelsea player for four-and-a-half years, helping us lift the Premier League, League Cup and Europa League as well as scooping two Chelsea Goal of the Season awards after stunning strikes against Juventus in 2012, on his full debut, and QPR in 2014.

Oscar added on his Instagram account that ‘I want to thank Chelsea, the owner and all the employees who have made my time at the club so special.

‘A very special thank you to the Chelsea fans you guys are very special and I am honoured to have been a part of your club. We have won some special titles together. The UEFA Europa League, the League Cup and of course Premier League Champions!!! You will always have a special place in my heart.’

Oscar made a total of 203 appearances and scored a total of 38 goals in his four and half years with the blues.