Manchester City ready to battle Chelsea for Lampard’s transfer target. Tough battle ahead

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has identified Leicester City left-back Ben Chilwell as a priority signing ahead of the January transfer window.

The 22 year old left-back has had a brilliant season so far and was named man of the match in England’s 7-0 demolition of Montenegro on Thursday after providing three assists.

According to 90min, Manchester City are also interested in Chilwell.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has reportedly grown frustrated over Benjamin Mendy and wants to replace the Frenchman with Chilwell.

The report also states that Chelsea are ready to battle Manchester City for the left-back. The Blues are reportedly prepared to match any offer Manchester City make for the left-back.

Chelsea are reportedly ready to spend big on signing Chilwell as Lampard sees him as a long-term solution at left-back.

Chilwell has made ten appearances for Leicester this season, scoring one goal and providing three assists for Brendan Rodgers’ side.

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