Chelsea news: Fresh transfer blow, Frank Lampard’s ominous message, Brighton’s Lewis Dunk stance

It was a good weekend for Chelsea as they returned to winning ways at home with victory against Burnley at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues recorded a 3-0 win against the Clarets, with Jorginho, Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi on target for Frank Lampard’s side.

The result consolidated Chelsea’s place in the top four of the Premier League, with the Blues now six points behind Leicester City in third and five points ahead of Manchester United in fifth.

The Blues now have a week to prepare for a trip to face Newcastle United in the Premier League, with Lampard’s side travelling to the north east on Saturday.

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Below, we take a look at the latest Chelsea news ahead of the game.

Lampard’s ominous message

It was a good day for Chelsea on Saturday as they beat Burnley 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.

Two of Chelsea’s young stars, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Reece James were pivotal to the victory, with Hudson-Odoi on target and James putting in another display at right-back.

And Frank Lampard has sent out an ominous warning to Chelsea’s top four rivals, suggesting there is plenty more to come.

“It is just the start of it in terms of first team football,” Lampard said.

“It’s the start of the partnership and it needs to be worked on and honed in.

“They both have different talents. When Callum is higher and running at people and being aggressive like he was today, and Reece is behind him of course it is a big thing.

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