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Chelsea clear to sign Lucas Moura in January as he’s told to leave PSG

Chelsea clear to seal dream £27m transfer in January after brutal development
PSG have told Lucas Moura he must find a new club (Picture: Getty)

Chelsea have been handed a major boost in their pursuit of Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura, according to reports in France.

Lucas, 25, has only made five appearances in Ligue 1 this term and is struggling for opportunities in the French capital following the high-profile summer arrivals of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

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Arsenal have been monitoring Lucas in recent seasons but the Gunners’ London rivals have stepped up their interest in the £27million star.

It’s understood Chelsea are keen on signing Lucas in the January transfer window as a potential replacement for Willian, with Antonio Conte ready to let the Brazilian leave.

RMC Sport suggest PSG’s board have formally informed Lucas’ representatives that he must find a new club in the winter.

Chelsea clear to seal dream £27m transfer in January after brutal development
Antonio Conte is keen on signing Lucas Moura in January (Picture: Getty)

Asked about the recent transfer rumours, Lucas told UOL Esporte last month: ‘Now I eat by following rules.

‘I don’t eat pizzas and barbecue food anymore, despite how much I miss them.

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‘I need to concentrate on improving at PSG.

‘The season began in a difficult way for me, but my aim is to win back my starting place and the great moments that I had last year.’

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