Official: Emerson joins Chelsea


Emerson Palmieri has officially left Roma and joined Chelsea.

The Giallorossi officially announced the sale of the Brazilian this evening on the club’s website stating: “AS Roma S.p.A. announces that it has sold the rights of Emerson Palmieri dos Santos to Chelsea FC for a fixed fee of €20 million plus €9 million in bonuses linked to the achievement by the English club and the player of certain sporting objectives.”

The Editor of RomaPress.us, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including ASRoma.com, EuroFantasyLeague.com, and ESPN.