Chelsea: Oscar commits to Premier League club until 2019

The Brazilian was Chelsea's third-highest goalscorer last season with 11 goals

Brazil midfielder Oscar has signed a new contract with Chelsea that commits him to Stamford Bridge until 2019.

The 23-year-old joined the Blues from Brazilian side Internacional in 2012 on a five-year deal and helped Chelsea win the Europa League in his first season in England.

"I have enjoyed playing here for two years and now I have five more, so I am very happy," he told the club website.external-link

This season he has made 15 appearances and scored four goals.

Oscar, who played at his home World Cup this year, has started 92 times for Chelsea and scored 27 goals.

"I am so happy because I love playing for Chelsea and living in England," he added.

Oscar facts
His full name is Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Junior.Oscar scored a hat-trick in Brazil's 3-2 win over Portugal in the final of the Under-20 World Cup.
He has represented Brazil at all levels of international football from Under-15 to Under-20.Oscar won Chelsea's goal of the season award in 2012-13 for his strike against Juventus.

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