The Londoners expect the 31-year-old Brazilian to move to Stamford Bridge providing he agrees personal terms and passes a medical.
The move appears to end their interest in Sevilla´s right-back Daniel Alves and comes less than 24 hours after Chelsea agreed to sell Dutch winger Arjen Robben to Real Madrid.
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