Frank Lampard has refused to rule out additional additions at Chelsea following Edouard Mendy’s arrival at Stamford Bridge.
The signing of Rennes goalkeeper Mendy for £20million has taken Chelsea’s summer season spending previous £220m, and the west Londoners have lengthy eyed a transfer for West Ham’s Declan Rice.
Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Ben Chilwell, Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr have all joined Chelsea in a busy switch window as Lampard reshapes his Blues squad.
Senegal stopper Mendy has turn out to be Chelsea’s seventh senior arrival, however whereas Lampard refused to talk on England star Rice he additionally wouldn’t declare his recruitment drive to be at an finish.
Requested if Mendy might be Chelsea’s final arrival on this switch window, Lampard replied: “I actually don’t have solutions to the hypothesis of ins or outs going ahead.”
When quizzed on West Ham midfielder Rice, Lampard continued: “Once more they’re rumours, I can’t speak about this stuff, however when gamers are ours it’s not my place to invest on what could also be, and it’s the identical on the opposite facet from gamers from different golf equipment. And I’ll proceed that method.”
Mendy’s arrival boosts Chelsea’s competitors between the sticks, with the 28-year-old taking his favoured quantity 16 shirt at Stamford Bridge.
Saturday’s Premier League journey to West Brom will come too quickly for the newest new signing to start out, however after this weekend Mendy will battle it out with Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willy Caballero for the beginning function.
Kepa joined Chelsea in a £72m world-record payment for a goalkeeper in 2018 however has been beset by struggles together with his type ever since.