The French side want an option to purchase the Brazilian if he impresses
Newly-promoted Reims are reportedly looking to add Chelsea winger Lucas Piazon to their roster for the new Ligue 1 season.
The former European Cup finalists finished top of France’s second division last season and are now ready for the challenge of top flight football once again.
Piazon is not thought to be part of Maurizio Sarri’s plans at Stamford Bridge, despite his appearances in pre-season.
He has spent time on loan at Reading, Malaga, Vitesse, Eintracht Frankfurt and Fulham since joining the Blues in 2011, but, at 24 years of age, looks no closer to securing a first team spot.
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Therefore, according to French reports, Reims in talks with Chelsea officials over a potential loan signing.
They also want an option of a permanent deal for the Brazilian at the end of 2018/19, if they are sufficiently impressed with his performances.