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The January transfer window is usually limited as clubs find it difficult to get their targets, and prices are usually inflated in this window.
Frank Lampard is yet to make his first signing for the club, as the Mateo Kovacic deal had been in place before his arrival, although he gave the go ahead for the club to make it a permanent deal.
While the Blues might likely nick at least one transfer before the end of the January transfer window, it’s the summer transfer window that Chelsea are looking ahead at.
Lampard will try to consolidate on the current squad at his disposal before being strengthened during the summer, and according to medio outlet ESPN, sources have confirmed to them that Chelsea have identified Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell and Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech as priority summer transfer targets. The report also claims that the Blues are facing difficulties in their attempts to sign Napoli forward Dries Mertens.
Chilwell, 23, and Morocco international Ziyech, 26, are top of Lampard’s list as he attempts to replace title-winning left-back Marcos Alonso and add more creativity to his team’s attacking options.