LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 2: Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Chelsea FC at Craven Cottage on October 2, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Nigel French/Sportsphoto/Allstar via Getty Images)

Chelsea set to miss out to European rivals in race for midfield wonderkid: report

Chelsea look set to be pipped to Corinthians midfield prodigy Gabriel Moscardo by PSG, in a potential blow to their January transfer plans.

The 18-year-old starlet has also been linked with the likes of Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, with Corinthians holding out for a club-record fee for their youth product.

But it appears that PSG are currently winning the battle to secure Moscardo’s services in the New Year.

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - NOVEMBER 1: Gabriel Moscardo of Corinthians gestures during the match between Corinthians and Athletico Paranaense as part of Brasileirao Series A 2023 at Neo Quimica Arena on November 1, 2023 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Ricardo Moreira/Getty Images)

Gabriel Moscardo (Image credit: Getty Images)

According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the Ligue 1 champions’ “mission” to land Moscardo is “[entering] key stages” and the player is keen on a move to Paris.

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