Not Bakayoko: reliable source confirms highly-coveted midfielder will play for Chelsea next season

Charly Musonda is going nowhere according to the player’s elder brother who has come out to squash rumours of a potential exit move this summer.

The 20-year old has been linked with a move out of Chelsea, with reports going round last week that he could likely complete a deal worth £5 million to Scottish giants Celtic. Things were quite normal for him but the sudden quote from Celtic Manager Brendan Rodgers showering encomium on the starlet spewed fuel on a existing reports linking the lad to Celtic.

He said: “Celtic have been great in trying to make [the transfer] happen and, if we can close the deal out, it will be a high level of quality.

“He is young but is a big talent who has got experience. It’s good money that will be spent on him.

“The player I’m talking about is of a substantial pedigree and quality.

“We have players who can play there but it’s about getting pace and power and also another one that can make the last pass.

“I felt that was something I wanted to add. We are hopeful we can get that.”

Charly returned from his loan move at Real Betis in January after impressing there. Antonio Conte revealed that he was amongst the trio of players who would stay at the club until the end of last season. The Belgium U-21 player has been tipped to be a superstar in the near future despite not having had a first team cameo for Chelsea.

This has reportedly seen a number of clubs circle for his signature, with Celtic keen on him. However, Lamisha Musonda, who was formerly on Chelsea’s books but now a free agent, has stated that his brother is going nowhere.

He posted on Instagram: “LOL [laugh out loud]. *crying laughing emojis*

“I love Dedryck [Boyata]. No one could get near him!

“Celtic’s interest is flattering but Charly’s a

Charly plays predominantly from the left wing both can also operate from the right as well. A permanent move to Celtic may not be possible. However, they could yet get on a loan move.