Chelsea transfer news live: Dries Mertens and Hakim Ziyech issues, Frank Lampard eyes ex-Blue

Welcome to football.london’s live coverage of Chelsea’s transfer deadline day.

The hours are counting down and Frank Lampard is yet to make a signing as Blues boss despite a month full of rumours.

There is still time to add a forward and Olivier Giroud will be hopeful something can be worked out so that he can get his move away in the search of first team football.

Chelsea have been linked with several names over the course of this month – including PSG striker Edinson Cavani and Napoli attacker Dries Mertens – while Moussa Dembele’s name has also been mooted.

On top of that, exits could also be on the cards with news that approaches have been made for the services of those who are approaching the end of their deals.

Stick with our rolling transfer blog throughout the day for all the latest coming out of Chelsea as we enter the final days of the window.