As officially announced yesterday, Chelsea have completed the transfer of Maro Gusto from Lyon.
The 19-year-old looks like a very talented prospect and Blues fans will definitely be looking forward to seeing him in action should he be associated with the club in the summer.
For the time being, Gast will be looking at this campaign with Lyon, but there is a Chelsea deal, and Romano, through Substack’s exclusive column on CaughtOffside, has confirmed that the West London giants are one of their Premier League rivals with this signing. has been defeated.
However, the name of this enigmatic English club has yet to be revealed, and Romano claims he was unaware Manchester United were in the race for the Frenchman.
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“There are reports that he has been in contact with Manchester United, but I am not aware of any attempts or bids from Manchester United. I have heard that it was another English club that was trying to sign Maro Gusto. But Manchester United were not working on a deal for him,” said Romano.
Manchester United may have been able to add a talented young right-back like Gusto to their squad this past January, but Eric ten Hag is a strong form of Diogo this season. An improvement from Dalot and recent backup player Aaron Wan-Bissaka.