The Telegraph says Lionel Messi is not on their shopping list as Chelsea do not believe he would leave Barcelona, but they are interested in Bayern Munich's Ribery.

A consistently threatening left-wing presence is required, as uncertainty surrounds Florent Malouda's future, while Salomon Kalou is still young. Ribery, the livewire Frenchman who tore England apart in Paris on March 26, has been tipped as a potential option.