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Oscar Dos Santos Emboaba Junior | Midfielder

Team: Chelsea
Age / DOB:  (24) / 9/9/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 146

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Oscar returned to Chelsea's squad today to lead them to a 4-0 victory over Maccabi Tel-Aviv.
Chelsea powered through with goals from Willian, Oscar, Diego Costa, and Cesc Fabregas and Jose Mourinho's changes seemed to have gotten the job done in this one. The Special One decided to bring in a number of youngsters into the starting XI and that paid off well with a huge win against Maccabi. The Blues will now get ready to face Arsenal on Saturday in their biggest match of the season to date. Sep 16 - 5:55 PM
Source: ESPN FC

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Chelsea's Oscar will miss out on the team's week five match against Everton.

Oscar has been dealing with a slight knock but is now back at training and should be back as soon as gameweek six. His absence this week will likely see Pedro feature once again behind Diego Costa and likely rotate with Eden Hazard and Willian across the three attacking midfielder spots. Pedro is once again a great fantasy option and he has been good enough to keep his place in the Chelsea starting XI even when Oscar returns.
Sep 11 - 1:20 PM

Oscar has emerged as an injury doubt for Chelsea's week two match against Manchester City.

Oscar picked up a knock during training according to Jose Mourinho's press conference earlier today. He is a doubt for Sunday's match, and if he can't go, Victor Moses or Ramires will likely come in to replace him. If Victor moses is the one to get the start, Hazard or Willian will likely move to the middle of the pitch, with Moses on the wing. This doesn't sound like a big injury for Oscar and he should be back sooner rather than later.
Aug 14 - 1:26 PM

The Daily Express are reporting that Chelsea are willing to sell Oscar to Juventus if the Italian champions meet their £25 million valuation of the player.

Oscar seems to be quietly entering Andre Schurrle territory at Stamford Bridge. That is to say that he is undeniably a very good player but seems to have been deemed "not Chelsea material" by Jose Mourinho. Over the course of the season Mourinho appeared to be de-emphasizing the Brazilian playmaker in favor of moving Cesc Fabregas into a more advanced role. It could be that the Brazilian, like many in the Chelsea squad, was just exhausted after not being rotated much or whether he has truly fallen down the pecking order at the Bridge remains to be seen. The rumors of a transfer out just won't go away nor has Mourinho or anyone else at Chelsea stood up and said that the player is not for sale.
Jul 2 - 10:49 AM

Brazilian playmaker Oscar will not be leaving Stamford Bridge this summer according to the player’s agent Kia Joorabchian.

Oscar was rumoured to be top of a Juventus wish list with talk of the 23 year-old being used as a makeweight in a deal for former Man United midfielder Paul Pogba but those stories now look to be a little wide of the mark "there is no truth to it at all. Oscar will not be leaving Chelsea" claimed Joorabchian. Oscar made 26 BPL starts last season before a thigh muscle injury ended his season early forcing him to miss the Copa America. However one player who won’t be returning to the club anytime soon is Mohamed Salah. Fiorentina have triggered an option for an additional 12 month loan deal although the player himself is yet to agree with Inter Milan also interested in signing the midfielder.
Jun 26 - 11:45 AM

Brazilian coach Dunga announced his 23-man squad for next month’s Copa America which included a number of Premier League players, however there was one notable absentee – Chelsea midfielder Oscar.

It was widely accepted that Oscar – who sat out of Sundays’ win over Crystal Palace – was still suffering from the after-effects of concussion but Dunga revealed "Oscar got an injury in his last training session with Chelsea, we spoke with Jose Mourinho and the doctor. His recuperation will take time he won’t be at his best during the Copa America." The specifics of the injury aren’t known at this stage although it is believed to be muscular related – possibly thigh – and with the Premier League title already secured the club will take no chances. Team mates Willian and Felipe Luis were called up along with Liverpool play maker Philippe Coutinho.
May 6 - 5:01 AM

Chelsea would score early and often as Diego Costa and Oscar would both bag a brace by the 36th minute and the Blues would coast from there to embarrass Swansea City 0-5 at the Liberty Stadium.

You won't see a much better attacking display in the league this season than what Chelsea were able to do in the opening half here. The first goal came in the opening minute when Oscar scored off a Gylfi Sigurdsson turnover. Then came Costa's first goal of the day after a dizzying display of passing found him clear. Costa would add his second of the day and 17th of the season when Federico Fernandez inexplicably sent a back pass straight to the open striker who finished cooly. Costa then would assist Oscar as he crossed it into the Brazilian's path who made a run into the area and struck to seal his brace, giving him eight goals in the league so far this term. Chelsea would cruise during the second half, preserving their clean sheet and adding a final goal from substitute Andre Schurrle. The match of the season comes next weekend when Manchester City come to Stamford Bridge.

Oscar lead Chelsea to a 2-0 victory over Newcastle by scoring and assisting.

The Chelsea midfielder scored an easy tap-in right before halftime and then assisted to Diego Costa at the hour mark to put the game away. Newcastle were unlucky not to score in the first half after missing several good chances. Petr Cech made some incredible saves during the first half, keeping the game level and allowing Chelsea to raise their energy level in the second half. With Manchester City dropping points, Chelsea are now two points on top of the table.
Source: Sky Sports
Jan 10 - 12:02 PM

Chelsea midfielder Oscar has recovered from an illness and will return to the match-day squad for week 20.

The Brazilian missed on GW19 through an illness that was announced after the match, so managers unexpectedly suffered from his absence. Despite the illness, he is now healthy and rested and will push for a start in week 20. We feel confident in his chances of playing and think he is a great fantasy option. Chelsea have a full squad to choose from on New Year's Day.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 11:44:00 AM

Chelsea midfielder Oscar missed the gameweek 19 match against Southampton due to an illness.

We had hyped up Oscar as a low-chance of being rested for this week and it backfired by him missing out completely due to an unannounced illness. Jose Mourinho brought the news in the post-match conference but didn't specify a return for the Brazilian. Oscar has a good chance of returning for New Year's Day but we would check back before the deadline for any updates.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 12:16:00 PM

There is a low chance of Chelsea midfielder Oscar being rested on Sunday.

The attacking midfielder played 80 minutes on Friday and was rested last weekend. At the same time, Willian and Eden Hazard haven't seen a day of in a while, especially Hazard, who hasn't missed a minute of Premier League football since mid-October. We would consider Oscar safe to play in fantasy on Sunday.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 04:06:00 PM

Chelsea midfielder Oscar was rested in Monday's win over Stoke City and will be ready for the Friday showdown against West Ham United.

Oscar has had a strong season and with Eden Hazard struggling to be fit for Friday, Oscar seems more and more likely to make the starting XI. In a home match, Oscar makes for a good fantasy choice this weekend. Use him with confidence.
Source: Sky Sports
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 04:55:00 PM

Chelsea midfielder Oscar has signed a new contract at Chelsea that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2019.

The midfielder had a fantastic World Cup with Brazil this summer and has had a hot start to the season with Chelsea. He has made 15 appearances and scored four goals this season and Chelsea have cruised through all competitions thus far. Continue to use Oscar in fantasy and look to invest in him in dynasty leagues.
Source: Sky Sports
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 09:06:00 PM

Oscar scored in the 32nd minute and Eden Hazard converted the game-winner via penalty in the 75th minute to give Chelsea its league-leading 8th win of the season.

Oscar and Hazard share the same stat line through 10 games - three goals and two assists - although the latter has been on the field for an extra 208 minutes. Oscar has three goals and one assist in his last five matches and it looks as if he's cemented himself into the starting XI after beginning the year without getting a single minute in two of the first five games. Chelsea travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool next weekend in hopes of pushing their undefeated streak to 11 games.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 03:08:00 PM

Oscar is averaging 10 fantasy points per game after his 24 point performance over the weekend.

The Chelsea midfielder has been very good this season, averaging as many fantasy points per game as Cesc Fabregas and more than Eden Hazard. The problem with him is playing time, but that has been much more consistent this year compared to last. A big plus is that he's only owned by less than 9% of fantasy managers, giving you a differential play if you need one. We still only prefer Oscar in plus matchups but he is a solid choice at his price.
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 08:26:00 PM