Brazilian tells Chelsea about possible signing and says he is like Ronaldo

Chelsea target Endrick has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo by the director of Palmeiras’ youth setup

The 16-year-old striker has been heavily linked with a move to many of Europe’s top-flight sides lately as he continues to impress for boyhood club Palmeiras.

According to many reports in the media, Endrick has had ‘several’ meetings with the club over a potential move to Stamford Bridge.

And Those report states that Real Madrid think they’re leading the race to sign the teenage sensation but the west Londoners join PSG in an open transfer pursuit.

It’s said that Endrick’s father Douglas is heavily involved in deciding his son’s future and he’s believed to be working with the agents of Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior

And ahead of a possible move to Chelsea and Speaking to AS, as quoted by 90min, Palmeiras academy director Joao Paulo Sampaio likened the wonderkid to the Manchester United striker.

“He has quality, a strong personality and a champion mentality,” he said. “In that regard, he resembles Cristiano [Ronaldo]. He trains hard, is kind and has humility.

“We love him very much because he makes himself loved. He tries to please everyone around him.”

Sampaio added by claiming that Endrick can become a ‘world star’ whose potential is as high as ‘humanly possible’. The Palmeiras director addressed the speculation regarding the youngster’s future and confirmed Chelsea‘s interest.

“If injuries respect him, I don’t see a ceiling for him – as far as is humanly possible,” Sampaio said.

“He has everything to be a world star in the future.”

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