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Chelsea eyeing Atalanta midfielder Marten de Roon

Chelsea are eyeing Atalanta midfielder Marten de Roon.

The Daily Express says if Blues manager Frank Lampard continues to be frustrated in his attempts to sign England midfielder Declan Rice from West Ham, he could look into a bargain alternative next summer.

The Daily Express says Lampard would be open to potential free agents ahead of the 2021/22 season, with the Hammers set to dig in over their £60m valuation of Rice.

Atalanta star De Roon is rumoured to be the front runner for Lampard, with the Dutch international yet to agree a contract extension with the Serie A club.

Nice star Danilo is a potential backup option to former Middlesbrough midfielder De Roon.

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