What Lampard told Chelsea transfer target Dries Mertens

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is reportedly in contact with Napoli star Dries Mertens about a possible transfer to Stamford Bridge in the summer.

According to Naples newspaper Il Mattino, Lampard recently got in touch with Mertens to let the Belgian know he wants to sign him this summer.

Lampard has also started following the Napoli forward on Instagram, sparking even more speculation a transfer is on the cards.

The 33-year-old has registered 12 goals and six assists in 29 appearances for Napoli this season.

Lampard is keen on strengthening Chelsea’s attacking options in the summer, having failed to do so during the January transfer window.

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