Chelsea news: Cavani transfer hint, Werner’s admission, the Liverpool problem to boost Blues

There are just two weeks left in the January transfer window – and Chelsea are still looking to add to their squad for the second half of the season.

The Blues are well-placed to qualify for the Champions League again next season, with Frank Lampard’s men currently sitting fourth in the table, five points ahead of Manchester United in fifth and six points behind Leicester City in third.

But with Chelsea now able to sign players this month after having their transfer ban reduced following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Lampard has not ruled out the possibility of adding to his squad.

Several players have been linked with a move to west London, but so far only 16-year-old Norwegian striker Bryan Fiabema has joined, becoming the club’s first January signing.

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With a fortnight to go before the deadline, Chelsea could still strengthen this month though, and ahead of facing Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday, we take a look at the latest Blues news, below.

Cavani transfer hint

One of the names strongly linked with a move to Chelsea in January has been Paris Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani.

The Blues are not the only ones interested though , with Manchester United also linked, while Tottenham have been urged to move for the PSG star in the wake of the injury sustained by Harry Kane.

Edinson Cavani during PSG’s match against Galatasaray
(Image: ANP Sport via Getty Images)

According to the MEN , Manchester United have been offered the chance to sign Cavani on a free transfer in the summer.

PSG manager Thomas Tuchel has said that he wants Cavani to stay, although has not ruled out an exit for the striker.

“If there can be departures and arrivals in the group? It’s still possible in football, I can’t say,” Tuchel told  Canal+ .

“Cavani? We have to ask Edi the question. He is injured. He felt…