From: Apollyon on
On 5 Aug, 14:33, Ray<r...(a)> wrote:
> BBC:
> Portuguese club Benfica say they have agreed an £18m deal to sell Brazil
> international midfielder Ramires to Premier League champions Chelsea.
> The deal is subject to the 23-year-old - who has won 16 caps for Brazil -
> passing a medical at Stamford Bridge.
> ==
> Anyone know anything about him?  Is this a good deal or just another ho-hum
> deal?
> Ray

We've been crying out for a quality defensive midfielder since Maka
went on the wane. Obi clearly ain't up to the job, and Essien is
wasted in that position. From what I saw in the WC, this lad could be
the business.