Chelsea named as one of the clubs interested in French youth international midfielder

When there is a potential opportunity to watch an up and coming talent, you will often find the top scouts from clubs around the world watching closely.

One player who has allegedly caught Chelsea’s eye is 17-year old midfielder is Lucas Gourna-Douath, according to a report from French outlet Foot Mercato.

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The French under-17 international will turn 18 in August, and that is when Chelsea are expected to consider a move for him.

RB Leipzig and AC Milan are the other two clubs named as potential suitors for the St Etienne player named as the clubs ‘biggest hopes.’

They mention the financial crisis in the French league as a potential opportunity for clubs looking to sign him to land themselves a bargain buy.

The 6ft 1in midfielder plays centrally, or in the holding role, and he is really making a name for himself in his home country right now.