It's claimed that Chelsea are considering a move to sign Dembele during next month's transfer window, with Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi potentially moving on.
Chelsea can't leave themselves with just Tammy Abraham in attack, so they are now targeting a move for Dembele having seen their transfer ban lifted.
What's interesting is that the report notes that boss Lampard thinks Dembele is similar to ex-Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.
Lampard and Drogba were superb together at Chelsea, and it's no great surprise that Lampard is interested in signing a player he believes is comparable to Drogba.
Dembele has starred with 30 goals in 71 games for Lyon, and the Frenchman has shown that he is strong, quick, dangerous inside the box and technically-gifted too, making himself a superb all-round striker.
Whether the 23-year-old can really be the next Drogba remains to be seen, but making the move from France to Stamford Bridge would put him on a similar path.
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