Frank Lampard’s desire to overhaul his attacking options this summer has reportedly seen make an approach for winger Vinicius Junior.
The 20-year-old Brazilian played no part in the Champions League last-16 second-leg away to and there have been questions raised as to his long-term future at the Santiago Bernabeu.
that Chelsea have approached the LaLiga champions about a potential switch and initial contact was made over Vinicius as early as November.
Both Arsenal and French champions Paris Saint-Germain have been credited with an interest in the Brazilian previously.
Zinedine Zidane has proven ruthless when it comes to his selection in attack, freezing out Gareth Bale and often overlooking Vinicius.
Eden Hazard arrived last summer and has been the preferred option when fit alongside Karim Benzema and Rodrygo.
Vinicius, who joined the club from Brazilian side Flamengo in 2018, is under contract in the Spanish capital until June 2025. Continue reading