Chelsea ace withdraws from international duty with knee injury

Chelsea right-back Malo Gusto has been forced to withdraw from international duty this month after suffering a knee injury.

Although he was capped by the senior France side for the first time last month following a call-up from Didier Deschamps, Gusto had dropped back down to the Under-21 squad.

The junior Bleus are scheduled to face Austria in a European Championship qualifier, followed by a friendly against South Korea. But 20-year-old Gusto will not be taking part in either.

A minor lateral knee ligament problem found on a scan has seen the youngster pull out, and Chelsea will hope that…


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