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Ramires signs for Chelsea

August 13, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Chelsea have signed Benfica midfielder Ramires on a four-year contract.

The Premier League champions had been in negotiations with Benfica for more than two weeks over the transfer of the 23-year-old, for a fee believed to be in the region of £17 million.

Ramires underwent a medical on Sunday but completion of the deal was held up due to work permit problems as the Brazilian had not played the required 75% of matches for his country. The former Cruzeiro player was granted the ...

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