Latest Chelsea transfer rumours: every signing linked to Frank Lampard’s side in January

After an unusually quiet summer transfer window Chelsea are set for a rather busier January of buying and selling.

Frank Lampard will have the chance to bolster his squad ahead of an assault on the Champions League knock outs stages and the second half of a season-long fight for a top four finish.

The former midfielder returned to Stamford Bridge in July as the new head coach after impressing as manager of Derby County last season.

He arrived in the full knowledge that the club had been banned from registering any new players for two full transfer windows.

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Fortunately for Lampard, that punishment was reduced following a successful appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) that reduced the ban to one window.

With the club having served that sentence in the summer they will be able to bring in new players in the January transfer window should they choose to do so.

There is the argument that Chelsea do not need to make any signings – certainly some supporters share this view – with the team already in good shape and performing well.

But that has not stopped players from being linked with a move to Stamford Bridge in January.

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David Luiz, Olivier Giroud, Emerson Palmieri and Fernando Torres are just some of the players who have moved to Chelsea during a January window and the club could be busy at the start of 2020.

Every single rumour around a player being linked to the club so far can be found below, with some more relevant to the summer than January’s transfer window.

Chelsea transfer rumours: every player linked to the Blues Ben Chilwell

Club: Leicester City

Age: 23

Position: Left-back

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has rejected the idea that the Foxes will sell any of their key players in the January transfer window but Ben Chilwell is a long-term target for Chelsea.