Chelsea signal France Underneath-21 defender Gusto

Chelsea continued their winter spending spree by saying on Sunday they’ve accomplished the signing of France under-21 right-back Malo Gusto from Lyon.

The 19-year-old has signed a contract at Stamford Bridge to the summer season of 2030 however will end the present season again in Ligue 1 with Lyon on mortgage.

Chelsea can pay a reported £26.3 million ($32.6 million) for Gusto, who got here by the ranks at Lyon and made his senior debut in January 2021.

Gusto is the seventh signing of a busy January window for Chelsea, who’ve already introduced in Mykhaylo Mudryk, David Datro Fofana, Benoit Badiashile, Noni Madueke and Andrey Santos on everlasting offers and signed Joao Felix on mortgage from Atletico Madrid.

He absolutely established himself within the first crew final season with 30 Ligue 1 appearances whereas additionally serving to his aspect to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Gusto has made a complete of 54 appearances for Lyon over three years, and Chelsea see him as long-term competitors for Reece James at right-back.


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