Chelsea may delay Pato's London arrival

Chelsea may delay the arrival of Internacional de Porto Alegre striker Alexandre Pato until the January transfer market.

The News of the World says Chelsea are close to agreeing an £18 million deal for the 17 year-old striker, but may wait until the end of the Brazilian championship before bringing the youngster to London.

Pato admitted: "My dream is to play in the Europe, but I want to wait to go at the best time."

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