Here are your Chelsea morning headlines for Tuesday, 3rd March.
Lampard gets big boost
Ruben Loftus-Cheek played 90 minutes for the first time in nearly a year as the Chelsea U23’s beat their Everton counterparts 1-0 last night.
Since returning to full fitness after he ruptured his Achilles’ tendon in the post season friendly ahead of last season’s Europa League final, the midfielder had only played for 60 minutes.
But he managed to play the entire game against the Toffees in what can only be described as a massive boost for Frank Lampard and it was an eventful one at that.
Loftus-Cheek won the penalty, which Luke McCormick smashed home to break the deadlock and was on the receiving end of a really nasty tackle, but managed to get back up after treatment.
Click here to read about how Loftus-Cheek got on.
Sancho asking price
Jadon Sancho continues to be linked with a summer return to the Premier League.
Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United are just some of his potential suitors and according to Bild – as per Sport Witness – it will cost any team €140m to land the England international.
Although, Borussia Dortmund director of football, Michael Zorc, has heaped praise on the teenager.
“In the training camp in Marbella I noticed that Jadon has been there with incredible enthusiasm since the beginning of January,” he told Bild. “You can see that in the games now.
“He has to continue in the same way.”
Porto ready to cash in on Alex Telles
Left-back Alex Telles has put Chelsea on notice ahead of the summer transfer window.
According to Portuguese outlet A Bola – as reported by the Daily Mail – the 27-year-old has signalled his intentions to leave Porto after rejecting an offer of a new contract.
Telles’ current deal expires at the end of next season which means Porto are ready to cash in once the transfer window opens in order to avoid losing him for free.
The Brazil international is said to have an…