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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has received a huge boost in his pursuit of Lyon striker Moussa Dembele.
Lampard is keen on signing a proven goalscorer in January to provide competition for Tammy Abraham in Chelsea’s attack.
According to French media outlet L’Equipe, Lyon have secured a loan deal for Villarreal striker Karl Toko Ekambi, giving the Blues a huge boost in the pursuit of Dembele.
Lyon’s signing of Ekambi from Villarreal could mean Rudi Garcia’s side will be willing to let Dembele make the move to Chelsea during the January transfer window.