Thursday 10th Jan – Chelsea transfer gossip round up
Juventus star Andrea Pirlo wants Frank Lampard to join him in Italy with the Sun claiming that Pirlo considers Chelsea ‘mad’ if they let go of Lampard when his contract expires in the summer. Manchester United have also expressed interest in the midfielder and Sir Alex Ferguson is plotting a summer move for the player. The Independent also quotes Pirlo welcoming Lampard to Juventus ‘with open arms’.
PSG manager Carlo Ancelotti wants Ashley Cole, even if he leaves Paris St Germain and ends up as Real Madrid Madrid, The Mirror reports that the former Chelsea boss wants Cole at whatever club he ends up managing.
Romelu Lukaku will continue to play for West Bromwich Albion for the rest of the season as the Daily Mail understands that the deadline for Chelsea to break the loan agreement in Lukaku’s contract with West Brom expired on Monday allowing him to play at the Hawthorns till the summer.
Chelsea U-21 captain Todd Kane has completed a one-month youth loan to Championship strugglers Blackburn and the right-back will play there till February 10, Sky Sports reveals.