|Date of Birth||17 March 1983|
|Place of Birth||Porto, Portugal|
|Height||5ft 10 1/2in|
Meireles signed for Chelsea on 31 August 2011, and chose to wear the number 16 for the 2011-12 season.
On 3 September 2012, Chelsea sold Meireles to Turkish club, Fenerbahce, for a fee of £8,000,000.