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Chelsea news: Moussa Dembele transfer latest, Lampard’s big Kepa decision, what Blues must fix

There is no Premier League game for Chelsea this weekend, but the Blues are in action in the FA Cup.

Frank Lampard takes his Blues side to face Championship side Hull City on Saturday, after Chelsea defeated Nottingham Forest in the third round of the competition.

Hull are currently mid-table in the Championship, sitting 12th with 39 points from 28 games, although they have lost their last two games in the league, having defeated Rotherham United in the third round of the FA Cup.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard could make changes for the game against the Tigers, as he did in the last round, while the Blues now have just one week left to try and make additions to the squad in the January transfer window.

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

Moussa Dembele transfer latest

The future of Lyon forward Moussa Dembele has been the subject of speculation this month, with Chelsea and Manchester United among the clubs linked with signing him.

And despite Lyon president Jean Michel Aulas stating that the striker will not be sold in January, the  Sun state that Chelsea have opened a dialogue about a £45m transfer this month.

Moussa Dembele scores for Lyon.
(Image: ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

But that is only if the Blues fail to sign Edinson Cavani from PSG. The Uruguayan international, who is available on a free transfer at the end of the season, has asked to leave in January, and has been strongly linked with the Blues.

However, he is reportedly keen to join Atletico Madrid instead of Chelsea, and so the Blues are looking into other possibilities, with Dembele emerging as an alternative.

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