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£25M Diego emerges as prime Chelsea target

The Sun says Chelsea are going for the Brazil international as fears grow that Frank Lampard will refuse to sign a new contract at the end of this season.

Diego was watched by scouts from all over Europe at Ibrox last week where Bremen lost 2-0 to Rangers in the UEFA Cup.

Last season's Bundesliga Player of the Year scored Brazil's injury-time equaliser in the friendly against England at Wembley nine months ago.

He is under contract to 2011 but Bremen - second in the German league - will find it difficult to refuse a big-money offer.

An insider said: "There is a lot of talk going on around the club about Diego.

"There is loads of interest across Europe but Chelsea are the most likely to come up with the money."

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