Chelsea midfielder Oscar is reportedly joining Chinese Super League club Shanghai SIPG in a sensational £52m move according to The Telegraph.

Chelsea have reportedly accepted the stunning £52m deal and the Telegraph report that Oscar has told his team-mates that he is moving to China.

The 25-year-old will be the latest high profile player to join the Super League with former Chelsea players Ramires, Demba Ba and Gael Kakuta all plying their trade in China.

Oscar will become the most expensive transfer for the Chinese Super League and the fourth most expensive player to leave the Premier League behind only Luis Suarez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.

He will be joining Brazilian team mate Hulk and former Chelsea manager Andre Villas Boas at Shanghai SIPG who was appointed manager at the start of November.

Chelsea, who signed Oscar in 2012 for £19m will make a notable profit from the midfielder who has struggled to make the first team since the 1-2 loss to Liverpool this season.


Oscar, who has made 203 appearances and scored 38 goals in all competitions for Chelsea has played under; Roberto Di Matteo, Rafa Benitez, Jose Mourinho,  Interim Manager Guus Hiddink and finally Antonio Conte.

Oscar has won the Europa League (2012), League Cup (2015) and the Premier League (2015) with Chelsea FC.

Shanghai SIPG finished third in the Chinese Super League last season and they are yet to win the league.

The Telegraph are reporting Oscar is expected to earn almost £350,000-a-week at Shanghai.