Chelsea in talks to signal Lyon’s Gusto


Chelsea are in talks to signal Malo Gusto from Lyon because the membership’s spending appears to be like set to proceed.

The west Londoners are understood to have seen a gap verbal provide turned down for the right-back, as Chelsea look to usher in competitors and canopy for Reece James.


Gusto has impressed since rising from the academy set-up at Lyon and has made 54 appearances for the senior facet. The 19-year-old is an offensive-minded full-back and is seen as a participant with large potential, with Chelsea having lacked choices at right-back within the current absence of James from the facet.

Fabrizio Romano is reporting that non-public phrases are already agreed over a long-term contract for {the teenager}, although Lyon are eager to maintain Gusto on the membership till at the least the summer season.

Negotiations are set to proceed for the defender, who has additionally been linked with Manchester United.

Gusto might develop into Chelsea’s seventh signing of the January switch window as Todd Boehly continues to supply large funding, whereas the Blues are additionally concentrating on a midfielder earlier than the deadline.

Graham Potter’s facet have been linked with making a renewed try and signal Benfica’s Enzo Fernandez and noticed a £55m bid turned down for Brighton’s Moises Caicedo final week.

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