Chelsea have signed a teenage defender according to the the CEO of Romanian club Viitorul Constanta.
Romanian journalist Emanuel Rosu broke the news that the Blues had signed 17-year-old Cristian Manea, but the Premier League champions are yet to mention the deal on any of their official channels.
Breaking: Viitorul's CEO confirmed Manea's move to Chelsea and Ianis Hagi's leave for Fiorentina! #CFC— Emanuel Roşu (@Emishor) June 11, 2015
Manea is highly-rated and can play across the defence or as a holding midfielder.
He has previously been linked with a £2million move to west London and made his international debut at just 16. He would likely have to spend a year at Chelsea's feeder club Vitesse Arnhem before being granted a work permit to play in England.
Until Chelsea announce anything officially it should be perhaps taken with a pinch of salt.
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