Football: Oscar extends Chelsea stay

Chelsea's midfielder Oscar vies with Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez (right) during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on Oct 5, 2014. The Brazilian international  has sign
Chelsea's midfielder Oscar vies with Arsenal's Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez (right) during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on Oct 5, 2014. The Brazilian international  has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2019, the English Premier League leaders announced on Monday. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (AFP) - Brazilian international Oscar has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2019, the English Premier League leaders announced on Monday.

The 23-year-old attacking midfielder joined the London club from Internacional in 2012 and has since scored 27 goals in 126 appearances, including 92 starts, for the Blues.

"I am so happy because I love playing for Chelsea and living in England," Oscar told the club's website. "I have enjoyed playing here for two years, and now I have five more, so I am very happy."