Here are your Chelsea evening headlines for Thursday, April 9.
Behind the scenes details revealed
Football.London’s Chelsea correspondent Oliver Harbord answered your questions on all things Blues in a Q+A earlier today.
It included the latest on Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who returned from injury shortly before the season was suspended but has been in need of building up his match fitness.
With the whole squad now in the same boat, he could be in contention once football finally returns.
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Meanwhile, Boyhood Chelsea fan Jadon Sancho ‘is being looked at’ but with stiff competition for his signature, Bayer Leverkusen’s Leon Bailey has emerged as a cheaper alternative.
The club are also assessing their plans for the number one shirt goalkeeper this summer after Kepa’s indifferent campaign.
Here’s the full Q+A.
Could this be Chelsea’s midfield next season?
We’ve taken a look at how Frank Lampard might set his midfield up next season, following the emergence of talented youngster Billy Gilmour.
The 18-year-old Scot is expected to feature a lot more prominently next season after his breaking through with some eye-catching individual displays, while Jorginho has been linked with a return to Italy to join back up with Maurizio Sarri at Juventus.
Mateo Kovacic, N’Golo Kante, Mason Mount, Ross Barkley and Loftus-Cheek are also discussed, while young Conor Gallagher could play a part after impressing on loan at Charlton and Swansea.
The full piece can be found here.
How Solskjaer’s bullish transfer talk affects Blues
In a recent interview with his former Manchester United team-mate Gary Neville, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made the controversial comments that the Red Devils might look to exploit the transfer market this summer, following the chaos following the suspension of football across Europe.
“We’ve looked at…