This much was confirmed by multiple reliable sources including credible Italian Journalist, Fabrizio Romano, on Tuesday evening.
The deal is worth 60-65million pounds, including add-ons.
Haven sealed the deal with Leeds, Chelsea will now move towards completing an agreement over personal terms with the Brazilian international.
That bit is viewed as a minor hurdle, with the World Champions confident of wrapping up the deal in the coming hours.
Fellow English club, Arsenal, were thought to have been in the driving seat as regards the winger, until Chelsea edged them in the last few hours of today.
Barcelona, also, reportedly made a last-ditch attempt to contact Leeds but were blown away by Chelsea’s offer.
More updates to follow.