Chelsea boss Frank Lampard isn’t interested in snaring either Jadon Sancho or Wilfried Zaha this month.
That’s according to transfer expert Ian McGarry, who reckons the duo aren’t on the agenda.
Sancho has emerged as one of the most exciting players in Europe following some dazzling displays for Borussia Dortmund.
Zaha, meanwhile, was hot property in the summer with Arsenal actively courting him.
Lampard is expected to bring in some fresh faces in the next few days.
However, McGarry is adamant that it won’t be with Zaha or Sancho.
“Lots of talk about Jadon Sancho and Wilfried Zaha, though I’m told that Lampard’s interest in both of those players is very limited because he doesn’t believe they are the right players to come into this squad,” he told the Transfer Window podcast.
Lampard was quizzed about new arrivals on Friday ahead of the Blues’ FA Cup clash with Hull.
The former midfielder admitted he wants a new forward through the door.
“The impetus to bring in a striker or players potentially that can get on the end of these chances we’re creating is there, and we have to be really honest about that,” Lampard said.
“Recent games have shown that if we are struggling to create that’s one problem, but when you’re creating 20 chances a game and not scoring enough goals that can be crucial.
Jadon Sancho has been linked with a move to Chelsea
“So I don’t think it absolutely changes it but Tammy [Abraham] of course has been our main source of goals, so yes, it’s very relevant.
“I think there’s choice but it’s not the ideal window.
“I think history has proven that, albeit there have been some good acquisitions for teams that have made a difference in the short term and long term.
“So I think it’s about trying to get the choice right of the player that we can bring in of what’s available. And I think there is.
“The club know my thoughts on it, I’m saying the same…