UOL state that Chelsea are prepared to pay a total of 55 million euros (about 640 million kroner) for the player, known as “Messinho”. It is about EUR 30 million (SEK 350 million) in guaranteed sum plus EUR 25 million (SEK 290 million) in bonuses.

Barcelona is one of several other big clubs that have previously also shown interest in the 17-year-old. His current club Palmeiras believe more bids are to be expected, according to UOL. Thus, it is far from a given that Chelsea have won the tug-of-war for the brass.

Estêvão has scored two goals and one assist in 13 A-team games for Palmeiras. he has a contract until the summer of 2026.