Chelsea boss Lampard gives transfer update after Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech signings

Frank Lampard of Chelsea during a virtual press conference at Chelsea Training Ground on July 3, 2020 in Cobham, England.

Frank Lampard has given a welcome transfer update at Chelsea after the signings of Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech.

The Blues have moved quickly in the market to snap up two of Europe's hottest stars.

Ziyech arrives after an impressive couple of campaigns at Ajax, helping them reach the Champions League semi-final last year.

While Werner will provide Lampard with the goals after netting an incredible 34 times in all competitions.

However, there are no signs of Chelsea slowing down - with several more targets in mind.

Leicester star Ben Chilwell, Bayer Leverkusen ace Kai Havertz and West Ham's Declan Rice are being eyed.

If all three are signed, it would earmark one of the biggest summers at Stamford Bridge for some time.

But his attacking transfers already add to a relatively decent forward line, with the likes of Christian Pulisic, Tammy Abraham and, possibly, Willian at the club.

Asked if more players will be added to his strike force, he said: “I’m not completely sure what we’re going to look at in the front line. I’m not sure.

“I certainly don’t want to talk about those things because at the moment we are working towards trying to finish off this season and trying to be better in front of goal in the next five or six games or whatever we’ve got with the FA Cup included.”

However, it is in defence where Chelsea have looked shaky - with West Ham exposing their frailties from set-pieces and counter-attacks.

And Lampard refused to rule out using the transfer market to strengthen his back line.

“We’ll take a view on that,” he said.

“Defensively the players that are here now I have to focus on.

“What happens in the summer will be what happens. I don’t want to talk too far ahead.

"It’s not the right thing to do. We’ve got a strong group and we’ve got a job to do.

"We will sit down and look at it in the summer. “

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