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Chelsea will not budge on contract policy for Lampard, Cole

Chelsea will not change their contract policy for star pair Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole.The Sun says the pair will be offered take-it-or-leave-it 12 month deals.

The Blues are refusing to be drawn into a bidding war for the England duo despite the prospect of them leaving on free transfers in the summer.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is following the lead of Manchester United by offer one-year deals to 30-something stars.

Lampard and Cole, who are both in the final year of their current deals, can open talks with clubs when the transfer window opens on January 1.

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