Alexandre Pato has signed a four-year contract with La liga side, Villarreal for an undisclosed fee.
The Brazilian returned to Corinthians in July after enduring a frustrating loan spell at Chelsea which saw him make just two Premier League appearances for the Blues,finding the back of the net just once having joined them half way through the season.
The 26-year-old striker’s contract with the Brazilian club was due to expire at the end of 2016, but he will now feature for the Spanish side till 2020.
Pato could not hide his excitement unveiling himself on his official Instagram page with the caption: “Muy feliz por este nuevo reto en mi carrera con el @VillarrealCF! ¡Llego con muchas ganas e ilusión! #Endavant #diamuitoimportante” which translates as: “I am very happy about this new challenge in my career with Villarreal! I arrive with a lot of desire and excitement!”