Chelsea announced on the 11th (Korean time) that they had signed Felix from Spain’s Atletico Madrid on loan for the remainder of the season.
The British BBC said, “Felix’s rental transfer fee is 11 million euros (approximately 14.7 billion won).”
Felix is a player who has been evaluated as a timber to succeed Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nasr) since his Benfica youth days in Portugal, and has earned the modifier ‘Second Ronaldo’.
Felix joined Atletico Madrid from Benfica in 2019. Atletico Madrid bet a transfer fee of 114 million pounds (approximately 172.3 billion won) on Felix, a promising player. At the time, it was evaluated as the right next generation to fill the vacancy of Antoine Griezmann.
He flashed at Atlético Madrid, but failed to prove his hefty ransom. He scored only 34 goals and 18 assists in 131 appearances. His role has declined further this season. He has 5 goals and 3 assists in 20 games, including 11 starts. He started only 7 matches in La Liga.
Felix had a bad relationship with Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone. He chose to transfer when his influence in the team declined. Instead, Atletico Madrid let him go on a simple loan. There is no full transfer option.
Chelsea showed their strong side last season by finishing third in the English Premier League and finishing runners-up in the FA Cup and League Cup. However, this season, they remain in 10th place in the league (25 points), and lost face by being eliminated in the first round of both the FA Cup and League Cup.
Chelsea have high expectations for Felix as there are many injured players such as Christian Pulisic and Raheem Sterling. Chelsea manager Graham Porter said: “Felix is a great player. He is young but has a lot of good experience. He will make a difference in the final third.” 카지노
Felix said, “Chelsea is one of the best teams in the world. I want to help the team achieve their goals.”
Felix wears the number 11 shirt for Chelsea. He wore number 7 at Atlético, but is currently worn by N’Golo Kante at Chelsea. Number 11 is the number Felix used during the World Cup in Qatar.