Chelsea make offer for Botafogo defender Dória – report
Chelsea have made an offer for Botafogo’s highly-rated defender Dória, according to reports in Brazilian press.
Lancenet claims that the English Premier League club have offered 9.4 million Euros for the defender. Botafogo would receive only 4 million, while the rest would be given to the third parties that own 60% of his rights.
The offer was made through Carlos Meinberg Neto, one of Oscar’s agents, and Botafogo are supposed to respond untul Friday night.
Dória has impressed at Botafogo’s senior team and had previously been linked to a number of European clubs such as Porto, Benfica, Tottenham, Barcelona and Juventus.
Chelsea’s squad include several Brazilians such as national team players Oscar and David Luiz, as well as Ramires, Lucas Piazon and Wallace.
Neither Botafogo nor Chelsea have confirmed Lancenet‘s report yet though.