Chelsea are reportedly eyeing (another) young French Ligue 1 defender

After Benoît Badiashile, who arrived at Chelsea from AS Monaco, Malo Gusto could also land with the Blues.

Clearly, Chelsea likes to recruit its young defenders in Ligue 1. After Malang Sarr, who landed from Nice in 2020 and is currently on loan to Monaco, Benoît Badiashile went the opposite way this winter. The French international left the Rock to join London. A transfer which brought in 38 million euros to ASM.

And it may not be over. According to The Team , Chelsea would now be eyeing Malo Gusto. The young 19-year-old Lyon defender could leave his training club this winter.

If Olympique Lyonnais had a reason to, certainly, lose their right side at the end of the season, Malo Gusto could leave in the coming days. The French international hopeful is under contract until 2024 with OL. A sum between 30 and 40 million euros is mentioned.


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