Chelsea 'launch first bid for Gusto as they appear so as to add Lyon full-back to squad


CHELSEA are tipped to bid for Lyon right-back Malo Gusto – forward of long-term goal Denzel Dumfries

Boss Graham Potter has splashed practically £400million because the summer season – however nonetheless wants cowl out extensive in defence.


France U-21 star Malo Gusto is reportedly fascinating ChelseaCredit score: Getty

And footmercato.internet say Ligue 1 giants Lyon are braced for a proposal for France Underneath-21 star Gusto, 19.

Inter Milan’s Holland ace Dumfries has been linked with the Blues in addition to Manchester United.

However Gusto may very well be a neater and cheaper choice.

Chelsea’s England full-backs Reece James and Ben Chilwell are again in coaching after critical harm.

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However of their absence gamers like Trevoh Chalobah, Cesar Azpilicueta and Conor Gallagher have failed to totally persuade.

Now Potter may pounce within the remaining week of the switch window – having already made six January signings for £189million in whole.

Joao Felix on mortgage, plus Mykhailo Mudryk, Benoit Badiashile, David Datro Fofana, Andrey Santos and Noni Madueke have are available thus far.

Chelsea co-owner Todd Boehly has promised to maintain backing Potter over his under-achieving gamers.


And which means it is doable, within the subsequent week, the Blues’ spending over two switch home windows may find yourself near £500m.

On prime of that, Felix’s £10m mortgage transfer from Atletico Madrid may turn into everlasting in the summertime after a clause within the deal was eliminated.

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