Chelsea have identified Malo Gusto as their next target in the transfer window. Chelsea wishes to bolster their right-back position in the team. Furthermore, it was reported that the player may very well end up at Stamford Bridge. News outlets claim the Blues made a bid of €20m to sign Malo Gusto. The player wants to join Chelsea before the January transfer window ends. However, Lyon are not satisfied with the offer as they hope to at least make €30m from the deal. Gusto has a contract with Lyon till the end of 2024 and the Blues are believed to make another offer for the player soon. It is reported that Chelsea offered Malo Gusto a long-term deal. The player wants to sign the deal as soon as possible and cannot wait to join the Blues.
Malo Gusto is to join Chelsea by the end of this month
Malo Gusto cannot imagine the deal collapsing at this stage. Gusto’s departure in the January window was not expected by Lyon. However, they are aware of the fact that it is difficult for him to resist a Chelsea offer. Lyon had hoped to get him back on a loan deal till the end of the season. But this offer was dismissed by the Blues immediately. The Ligue 1 club have already started looking for potential successors in the market. Lyon are aware that Malo Gusto might leave the club by the end of this transfer window. The player had also gained interest from other elite clubs. Clubs like Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus, and Barcelona were all monitoring the player for a long time. He has also been deemed as one of the most exciting defenders in the game.
Malo Gusto have proved himself in Ligue 1. His stats back up all these claims by the journalists. He is still very young and can improve a lot in the upcoming years. It will do him good when he joins the Blues. He will be able to gain more experience by playing in the Premier League. With the talks advancing with the players, Graham Potter might have another rising star on his team.
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