Friday’s Chelsea transfer roundup revolved around contract news in regards to a 20-year-old midfielder, an expected La Liga bid for a player that has now left the Blues and the confirmation of a Belgian’s loan move. Today’s edition contains Frank Lampard’s desire to add a former teammate to his backroom staff, Premier League interest in a striker and eyes on a 19-year-old defender.
The Times is reporting that Crystal Palace are looking to re-sign Michy Batshuayi, who spent part of last season on loan at Selhurst Park. The 25-year-old former Marseille attacker scored six goals in 13 games for the Eagles during his time there.
Palace are also targeting right-back Reece James according to the Sun. The England U20 international, who was carried off on a stretcher at the Toulon Tournament in June, was with Wigan Athletic for the duration of the last campaign.