Chelsea's spending spree in January looks set to continue after reportedly agreeing a deal for a certain Ligue 1 star.
The Blues have already made six signings in the January transfer window, the last of which was Mykhailo Mudryk for a reported fee of €100million.
According to RMC Sport, the Premier League side and Olympique Lyon have reached an agreement for the transfer of young right-back Malo Gusto.
The report claims that the Blues had an initial bid of €20million rejected, but they have now seemingly been successful with a second bid.
Malo Gusto to Chelsea, here we go! Medical tests have been scheduled tomorrow in order to seal the deal — he’s joining in June 2023 alongside Nkunku ???????? #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 27, 2023
OL will receive €30m plus add-ons and keep the player on loan.
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However, the 19-year-old will be loaned back to Lyon for the remainder of the 2022/2023 season.
Lyon head coach Laurent Blanc reveals that he has been assured that Gusto and Rayan Cherki will finish the season with in Ligue 1.
I don’t like losing players that I want to keep. Have I received guarantees on these two ? Yes. My executives told me they will end the season with OL," he said, as per L'Equipe.
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