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6pm Chelsea news LIVE: Isco £44.4m transfer bid, Hoddle says Spurs ‘bigger’ than Blues, Vinicius Jr race, Zaha for £80m

FRANK LAMPARD's Chelsea are looking to end a dismal run of four losses in five games as they head to Jose Mourinho's Spurs.

And off the pitch, the Blues are looking to strengthen their squad with Real Madrid duo Isco and Vinicius Jr.

Follow all the latest transfer gossip and updates from the Bridge below...

  • Jake Lambourne 's avatarJake Lambourne26 minutes ago20th December 2019

    FRANK LAMPARD has claimed that the players have had much-needed rest following the defeat against Bournemouth last weekend.

    The Blues boss said: “At the beginning of the week there was some much-needed rest. I don’t like to call upon tiredness as an excuse, but the last performance at home where we didn’t show the edge we normally have been, we were maybe looking at a bit of tiredness.

    “It’s been a long time since we’ve had a week to work, and it means can do things more physical and more active. It feels valuable.

    “We’ve worked on the training ground more than speak too much. It’s been a busy week with Christmas responsibilities, but we have focused completely on training and we’ll have meetings in the build-up to the game.

    “We have a good spirit and a good group. Questions obviously start to be asked of yourselves in-house when you get some difficult results. It’s important to be upfront and honest with each other.

    “I see a positive group in training, a team training hard, a group that are together. That’s all I can ask for. Now of course we need the results to turn back a little back because the last few I am not happy with.”

  • Jake Lambourne 's avatarJake Lambourne1 hour ago20th December 2019

    FRANK LAMPARD has given an update on the fitness of Ruben Loftus-Cheek.

    The Chelsea boss has revealed that the England midfielder is now yet ready for first team football.

    He said: “Ruben’s making good progress which is really positive, but he’s nowhere near contention for matchplay yet.

    “Other than that, we’re all pretty good. Ross, Tomori and Giroud are fine.

    “We’ve got a fit squad. Nice selection problems I suppose.”

  • Jake Lambourne 's avatarJake Lambourne2 hours ago20th December 2019
  • Jake Lambourne 's avatarJake Lambourne2 hours ago20th December 2019

    CHELSEA stars N'Golo Kante and Marcos Alonso dropped in to watch the boxing on Thursday night.

    The pair were in the audience for Richard Riakporhe's points victory against Jack Massey that won him the British cruiserweight title.

    That was the headline fight on the card at London's famous York Hall in Bethnal Green.

    Both players will be hoping to feature for Chelsea on Sunday when the Blues travel to take on city rivals Tottenham.

    But while Kante is all-but guaranteed a starting spot when fit in Frank Lampard's starting XI, Alonso's situation is very different.

    The Spaniard, 28, has not featured for the Blues since November 5 when he was hooked at half-time in the dramatic 4-4 draw against Ajax.

  • Jake Lambourne 's avatarJake Lambourne3 hours ago20th December 2019