Chelsea manager Di Matteo impressed by Oscar's versatility
Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo has been impressed with the club's new signing Oscar and is confident the young Brazilian will be a success at Stamford Bridge.
Oscar, who helped Brazil win silver at the Olympic Games earlier this summer, joined the Blues from Internacional for a fee reportedly worth £25 million.
The 20-year-old is line to make his debut for Chelsea against Wigan in the Premier League today, and Di Matteo is delighted to have him within his ranks.
''He is a goal-scoring midfielder, a creative midfielder as well," the Italian trainer is quoted as saying on the club's official website.
''In his career so far he has played on the left side, he has played there with the national team, and he has played behind the strikers and the number 8 role as well in a three-man midfield - so he is quite versatile.
''He had a very good Olympic tournament and he is a young man as well, let's not forget that, and I think he will be a very good addition for us. He has broken through to the senior Brazil team at a young age and you need personality to achieve that.''