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Malo Gusto arrives in London for Chelsea medical ahead of £26m move with defender missing Lyon vs Ajaccio


MALO GUSTO has reportedly arrived in London to undergo a medical at Chelsea.

The Lyon the right defender has agreed a £26m move at Stamford Bridge after the Blues beat Manchester United to his signature.


Mala Gust is set to undergo a medical at ChelseaAuthor: Getty

And now he is one step closer to completing his move to the Premier League.

In accordance with RMC SportGusto landed in the capital to get his Chelsea medical.

As a result, the 19-year-old WILL NOT play in Lyon’s clash with Ajaccio on Sunday.

But Gusta will return to France as the two clubs have agreed a deal which will see the teenager spend the rest of the season on loan at Lyon.

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He should become Graham Pottersixth signing of the January window and link up with his new team-mates in the summer.

Gusto will cost the Blues £26.3m plus extras.

Despite only turning 20 in May, he has already made 54 appearances for the French club, registering six assists in that period.

And his arrival ahead of next season will allow him to provide much-needed cover Rhys Jameswho missed most of that campaign with two different knee injuries.


James endured long spells on the sidelines, which saw him miss more than 15 matches in all competitions.

But The England star is bidding for a comeback for Chelsea’s next game against Fulham on Friday.


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