Chelsea Coach Frank Lampard is hoping for a squad overhaul during summer transfer window, MySportDab reports.
Frank Lampard wants four new signings after completing a transfer for Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech.
The Blues are in the race to finish in the Premier League top four and secure Champions League football for next season.
Needing a miracle against Bayern Munich after their 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their round of 16 game, Lampard’s men will surely be out in a few weeks.
The German Giants totally outplayed Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and the defeat shows alot more for Lampard.
And According to The Sun,
Lampard could now sell upto eight
players in the summer, with the Blues boss demanding four new players.
Leicester left-back Ben Chilwell is wanted by the Blues, while Lampard is also interested in Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak.
Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho is also likely to join Chelsea, however, they face competition from Manchester United and Liverpool for the England international.
The winger could cost over £100m this summer, with Borussia Dortmund ready to sell the 19-year-old.
understands that Kepa Arrizabalaga, Jorginho and Ross Barkley are top Lampard’s list of players to sell at the end of the season.
Kepa has struggled to impress in recent weeks and has been replaced by Will Caballero in starting Chelsea’s last five games across all competitions.
Willian, Kurt Zouma and Pedro are also likely to be sold at Chelsea with the trio uncertain at Stamford Bridge.
The Sun report
that the Blues feel Emerson and Marcos Alonso and aren’t good enough for the team.
However, Chelsea have already signed Ajax Winger Hakim Ziyech ahead of the summer transfer window.
The Ajax midfielder has signed a five-year contract with Chelsea after impressing with the Dutch club.
Ziyech has been vocal on his move to west London, revealing Lampard played a key part in his decision.
When asked about Lampard’s impact on the transfer, he said: “He was very crucial.
“We had a lot of talks in the last couple of weeks and he gave me good feelings and that was also key with the decision.
“I’m very happy, proud, I am excited and I cannot wait.”
Chelsea play next on Saturday afternoon against Bournemouth in the Premier League (3pm).