Chelsea: Gabriel Slonina approaching – 24hfootnews

Aged only 18, Gabriel Slonina impresses in MLS. According ESPN, Chelsea have reached an agreement with Chicago Fire to enlist the young American goalkeeper. An amount of around 10 million euros + 5 with bonuses is mentioned by the American media. If the medical examination is conclusive, he will be able to sign his contract. He would remain on loan until January 1 with Chicago Fire to complete the Major League Soccer season before joining London and the Blues. The duration of the contract is not mentioned.

Holder with Chicago Fire since the age of 17, Slonina is international U20 (2 caps). He has already played 34 MLS games and is above all the youngest goalkeeper in history to step onto the lawns of the American championship, at 17 years and 81 days.