A select round-up of the latest news relating to Chelsea…
The newspaper claims the Spanish side have approached their English counterparts to discuss the possibility of taking the German international to La Liga.
Schurrle shone at this summer’s World Cup and remains an important – if not vital – part of Jose Mourinho’s squad.
But with the number of similar players now at Stamford Bridge, it remains to be seen how many games the £18million man will get once the new campaign kicks off.
“I’m not arrogant but I’m confident in my own abilities.”
Paris Saint Germain’s £50million summer signing also spoke of Lampard, saying, “I can only speak about my experience playing with Frank and I still think he has lots to offer at the highest level.”
Despite those comments, Chelsea fans may well look at their summer arrivals and believe they are considerably better off than they were last season.