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Ancelotti in no rush as Chelsea transfer ban lifted

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti will not be rushed into buying any new players in January even though the Court of Arbitration for Sport has suspended Chelsea's transfer ban, reports The Guardian. The Blues will lose Michael Essien, Didier Drogba, Salomon Kalou and Mikel John Obi to the African Cup of Nations in January but Ancelotti is confident the squad can cope without them.

"Now, thanks to this decision we have time to look for new players," said Ancelotti.

"But we don't want to take a decision in this moment. At the moment, I'm very happy with the squad, these players, and it's not necessary at the moment to take new players. I know we will lose four in January but if we maintain the players' fitness we can do a good period also without the African players.

"Now our focus is on the game on Sunday. We can buy players in January, but now we have other questions to answer. It's not important now what we can do in January."

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