This will be Frank Lampard’s second summer in charge at Chelsea, but it will be the first where he’s allowed to buy players.
Due to the Blues’ transfer ban last summer, Lampard was unable to add to the squad straight away and inherited Maurizio Sarri’s team.
However, this summer, the former Chelsea midfielder will be able to sign players, although it may be more difficult due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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From today’s reports, though, there could be a few players set to leave Stamford Bridge.
Jorginho’s agent sends Juve message
Jorginho’s agent Joao Santos has told Juventus they need to get in contact with Chelsea if they are serious about signing his client.
Sarri is now in charge in Turin and reportedly wants to sign the midfielder, who he signed for the Blues, for Juventus.
Santos believes any club interested in signing the Italian midfielder should talk to Chelsea, or transfer chief Marina Granovskaia.
LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 13: Chelsea Unveil New Signing Jorginho with Chelsea Head Coach Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge on July 13, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
(Image: 2018 Chelsea FC)
Santos said to TuttoJuve.com, via the Metro: “If it should happen, I say that everyone who wants Jorginho has to talk to Chelsea and Marina.
“Then we will evaluate together what to do. That would not be a problem.”
AC Milan not interested in Bakayoko
AC Milan are not interested in re-signing Tiemoue Bakayoko, despite the player’s wishes, according to Pianeta Milan’s Louis Girardi on Twitter.
Bakayoko spent a season on loan at the San Siro in 2018/19 and impressed for the Italian giants.
However, despite Bakayoko reportedly wanting to re-join his former side, the on-loan midfielder may not get his wish as Girardi reports there…