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Chelsea boss Lampard insists Willian not for sale; updates on Barkley, Giroud

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists Willian is not for sale.

Lampard delivered a transfer update on Ross Barkley, who has been linked with West Ham, wantaway striker Olivier Giroud and Willian, whose deal will expire in June.

The manager said, "There is no talk here of Ross Barkley going anywhere. He is our player. He has played the last couple of games and done very well.

"There have been certain circumstances why Ross hasn't featured as much this year, but I have a lot of faith in him. That was news I heard like everyone else this week, and no feeling towards it.

"Olivier Giroud we know there may be something that could happen. The good thing about Oli is that he's so experienced. I have a really good relationship with him, as do the club, so if all circumstances are right that may happen, but it's not, so while it's not he's our player.

"Willian is not going anywhere. We know his contract is up at the end of the season, he's in conversation with the club, which are still ongoing. There is no news on that but he's certainly our player now."

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