Chelsea news: Injury news for Man United clash, Champions League boost, Lampard's Kepa ...
All the latest Chelsea news and transfer updates, plus the latest Hakim Ziyech news as Frank Lampard's side gear up for a game against Manchester United
Chelsea are preparing for the visit of Manchester United on Monday night, but have been handed a boost by the news that Hakim Ziyech will join in the summer.
The Blues announced the deal on Thursday, with a fee of £33.4million agreed for the Ajax midfielder.
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Ziyech will add depth to Chelsea's attacking options next season, but the west London side are still in the market for further additions.
And Frank Lampard has been handed another boost in the race to secure Champions League football, with UEFA taking the huge decision to band Manchester City from European competitions for two years.
With that in mind, here is all the latest news from the last 24 hours.
Both managers delivered press conferences ahead of Monday's Premier League clash.
And both sides are facing injury blows, with Frank Lampard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer unable to welcome back any new players from injury
Manchester City have been banned from European competition for the next two seasons following "serious breaches" of Financial Fair Play Regulations.
The reigning Premier League champions have also been fined €30million (£25m) as a result.
However, the ban is subject to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
As expected, the news has not gone down well at the Etihad Stadium and the club has claimed that they are "disappointed but not surprised" by the announcement.
The Blues announced plans for a deal to bring in Hakim Ziyech from Ajax on Thursday night.
Of course, Ziyech won't be arriving until the summer and will have the chance to shine during the 2020/21 Premier League campaign.
But what kind of player are the Blues getting in the 26-year-old when he makes the move to Stamford Bridge in July?
Kepa Arrizabalaga is set to be recalled by Frank Lampard for Chelsea's Premier League game against Manchester United on Monday evening after impressing in training this week.
The head coach confirmed that he has already decided who would start in goal for the important Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge but was unwilling to publicly declare if it would be Kepa or Willy Caballero, who failed to impress in his first league start for a year away to Leicester City two weeks ago.
And Lampard also named two United stars who his side will have to be wary of.
Frank Lampard covered a number of topics in his press conference on Friday, ranging from Kepa and Caballero to .
It's not the type of thing you usually hear about at when the world's media gather to question a Premier League manager.
But the boss could only laugh when asked what his plans were for the rest of Valentine's Day.
And another question about boxer Tyson Fury's upcoming fight ensured a rather odd afternoon at Cobham.