It’s not a senior player this time but nonetheless, the Belgian contingent at Chelsea is set to increase by one this week with the reported arrival of Anderlecht’s Charly Musonda.
The 15 year-old son of a former Zambian international father also named Charly has attracted attention from all of England’s biggest clubs but is apparently close to a move to West London. Belgian junior international team-mate Mathias Bossaerts, a recent acquisition of Manchester City, posted “Good luck at Chelsea, Charly” to his Facebook page on Thursday night according to multiple Belgian media outlets. It’s not the most concrete source ever but it’s as strong an indication of a move as there’s been in the chase for his talents.
Musonda, a midfielder who recently extended his Anderlecht contract until 2018, would remain a schoolboy for the upcoming 2012-13 season as he doesn’t turn 16 until mid October.