In case Chelsea still want to sign Gabriel Moscardo from Corinthians, it seems they better move quickly to get the transfer done.

The freshest update on his battle comes from Jorge Nicola, with the journalist claiming Paris Saint Germain are pushing strongly for an agreement.

PSG director Luis Campos was alongside agent Giuliano Bertolucci watching the midfielder in action in the match against Internacional.

The French side apparently got ahead of Chelsea by putting €22m on the table, and they’re now waiting for Corinthians to respond to the offer.

Moscardo was booked in that game, and that means he’s suspended for the season’s final clash, so he may have played his farewell match for the club on Saturday.

According to Nicola, what may stop PSG is that president Augusto Melo is fighting against the deal. Not because €22m isn’t enough, but because he’s just been elected and doesn’t want his first act to be the sale of a talented youngster. Bertolucci isn’t happy about that, and will fight to get the deal through.

That may give Chelsea a bigger chance to continue with their fight for Moscardo. Previous reports said the Blues were the main contenders while Corinthians demanded €35m, so there might still be a chance, especially because Bertolucci has a very good relationship with the London side and could push for a stronger English bid.