Report identifies five Chelsea targets as Lampard handed £150m war chest

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard will reportedly be handed £150million to strengthen his squad in January after their transfer ban was overturned by sport’s appeal court in Switzerland.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport partially upheld their case by reducing the transfer ban to one window rather than two, meaning the club has now served its punishment in full. Read more

Chelsea boss Lampard allays Abraham injury fear, provides update on RLC

Frank Lampard has allayed injury fears surrounding Tammy Abraham, with the Chelsea striker considered to be “alright” after coming off in the 2-1 win over Aston Villa.

The England international striker had only just returned from a hip injury and was withdrawn seven minutes from time, on this occasion with a knee complaint, but Lampard claims it was merely a precaution. Read more

Lampard predicts ‘pretty emotional’ return for Chelsea legend

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has predicted it will be a “pretty emotional” night for John Terry, as the former Blues skipper returns to Stamford Bridge as assistant for Aston Villa.

Villa assistant Terry will be back at the club Lampard spent almost two decades with as a professional, during which time he won 15 major honours. Read more

Big Midweek: Man Utd v Spurs, Lampard, Liverpool and…

Game to watch – Manchester United v Tottenham
Midweek football does not get much better than this. There’s beef, there’s intrigue, there’s one man clinging onto his job while pretending that there’s nothing to see here because The Man United Way and 1999 and all that, facing the man – the mercenary, the gun for hire who didn’t ‘get’ the club – whose job he claimed. Both teams are massively flawed, both teams are flaky, both teams are porous, but only one team comes into this fixture in any kind of form. Which means that the side with only three away Premier League wins in the whole of 2019 are the narrow favourites to win at Old Trafford. Largely because Jose Mourinho. Read more

Lampard reacts to Chelsea loss: ‘We weren’t going to be Invincibles’

Frank Lampard doesn’t think Chelsea’s 1-0 defeat in the Premier League against West Ham wasn’t just down to Tammy Abraham’s absence.

Aaron Cresswell’s third league goal of the campaign sealed the Stamford Bridge triumph for Manuel Pellegrini’s men, ending West Ham’s streak of eight matches without a win in all competitions. Read more