Lampard makes Europa League player a priority signing for January

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According to The Mirror, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has made £70million-rated Lazio midfield star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic a priority signing if the club’s transfer ban is lifted.

The Blues will have our appeal heard by the Court of Arbitration on November 20 to learn whether the two-window ban imposed on the club by FIFA is overturned before January.

The report claims the Chelsea board are confident that the club’s transfer ban will be lifted, which will enable Chelsea sign in January.

Lampard’s young Chelsea team have done well this season despite the transfer ban but Lampard is reportedly targeting some signings to make Chelsea better and close the gap on Liverpool and Manchester City.

Manchester United were heavily linked for the 24-year-old in the summer but failed to get a deal over the line.

Chelsea are ready to submit a bid for the 24 year old Serbian international in January and have already sent scouts to watch him this season.

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