‘It’s never been mentioned’: Chelsea boss Frank Lampard shoots down talk of signing Angel Gomes on a free with 19-year-old star’s Manchester United deal up today
Frank Lampard has dismissed rumours linking Angel Gomes with a free transfer to Chelsea.
The highly-rated 19-year-old is out-of-contract today after failing to agree a renewal with Manchester United.
Reports on Monday suggested that Chelsea were set to swoop in to try and agree terms with the youngster by putting an attractive offer on the table, but manager Lampard shot down talk of Gomes moving to Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard dismissed talk linking Angel Gomes with a move to the club
The 19-year-old is out of contract at Old Trafford today after failing to agree a new deal
‘I can elaborate to the point that it’s never been mentioned at my end,’ said Lampard when asked about Gomes’ availability, in his pre-match press conference for the match against West Ham on Wednesday.
Lampard also confirmed he wasn’t sure whether Christian Pulisic and Andreas Christensen would be fit for the London derby tomorrow night.
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