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CHELSEA are out of action until at least May but it could be longer with coronavirus suspending the Premier League season.

Blues boss Frank Lampard is trying to keep positive despite the bad situation, while Pedro gives an update on life under lockdown back in Spain.

Elsewhere, we have the latest transfer rumours with Manuel Neuer likely to stay in Germany despite being linked to the Blues last week – while Lautaro Martinez is wanted by Chelsea as Barcelona continue to circle the Argentine.

Follow all the latest updates and Chelsea gossip below…


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    Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has named his Premier League team of the season so far, which unsurprisingly included the whole of the Reds back four.

    With the season currently on hold, Carragher has drafted the team that have impressed him the most…


    Chelsea and Tottenham could go head-to-head in the race to sign Nick Pope, according to reports.

    The Burnley keeper, 27, has attracted admirers across the Premier League and the London rivals and said to be in from him as they look to replace Kepa and Hugo Lloris respectively.

    After some shaky performances from Lloris, 33, before his horror elbow injury earlier in the season, Jose Mourinho is ready to look to Turf Moor to replace the World Cup winner, according to football.london.

    Lloris has kept just two clean sheets in 18 appearances this season.


    Carlo Ancelotti sent a stark warning to English football: Get ready for serious change.

    The Everton boss believes the sport faces huge economic challenges amid the coronavirus crisis.

    Predicting the end of huge transfer fees, he said: “Footballers and coaches will earn less and tickets will cost less because people will have less money.

    “The economy will change at every level and we have to get ready.”

    The world game is in shutdown as countries tackle Covid-19, which is claiming lives by the thousands.

    It has left clubs at all levels staring financial meltdown in the face of spiralling costs with no real income.

    Leagues and clubs are scrambling to find a way to finish seasons to ensure they claim the billions in TV and matchday revenue needed to stay afloat.


    The Premier League may not restart until July… and then could all be finished behind closed doors within four weeks, according to reports.

    All professional football in England is currently postponed until the end of April due to the coronavirus.

    But as the pandemic continues to have devastating consequences across the country, it looks increasingly likely that the suspension will be pushed back further.

    Now, according to Football London, there is a suggestion that it may not return for another four months.

    And even when it does get back underway, the Premier League and EFL may try and wrap up all the games within “four to six weeks” with no fans in attendance.

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