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FRANK LAMPARD's side turn their attention to the Champions League after defeat at Man City.

The Blues' six-game winning streak was ended by the champions at the Etihad, with Chelsea now turning their attentions to a Wednesday clash in Valencia.

Meanwhile, Callum Hudson-Odoi is eyeing a return to action when they face West Ham in the Premier League.

Follow all the latest updates and transfer gossip from Stamford Bridge below…

  • CHELSEA are rated behind Manchester United in the £100million race for Borussia Dortmund “scapegoat” Jadon Sancho.

    Liverpool, Barcelona and Real Madrid are also thought to be interested, with Dortmund tipped to cash in on the England raider next summer.

    Sancho, 19, reportedly feels “humiliated” by his recent treatment at Bundesliga club Dortmund.

    And the Telegraph claim he is most tempted by United, even though they might not be able to offer him the Champions League football his other suitors probably can.

  • TAMMY ABRAHAM has been pinching ideas from his peers to prepare for the biggest game of his career.

    Chelsea’s burgeoning striker has scored 12 goals already in his first season in the big time and admits he has been spying on the best in the business to help him along.

    Victory on Wednesday would see Chelsea through to the Champions League KO stages with a game to spare at the expense of hosts Valencia.

    And Abraham said: “In my spare time I go on Youtube and watch all the best strikers in the world play in this competition, stealing their ideas and adding it to my game.

    “I watch so many. Harry Kane, Aguero, Firmino, these are Premier League strikers obviously but also Lewandowski and all sorts and players who have played in this competition before.

    “For many of us it is a dream come true, so we don’t want that dream to stop now.”

  • CALLUM HUDSON-ODOI is targeting a return for Chelsea's home game with West Ham on Saturday.

    Boss Frank Lampard believes the England winger, 19,is recovering well from his hamstring injury but left him out of the trip to Valencia for Wednesday's Champions League group game.

  • FRANK LAMPARD says Ross Barkley topless Dubai nightclub dance shows a “lack of professionalism”.

    The midfielder, 25, pulled out of Gareth Southgate's England squad due to an ankle injury.

    But he was filmed during the international break dancing shirtless in a Dubai nightclub — just a month after an incident in Liverpool where he was allegedly escorted to a cash machine by police after a row with a taxi driver.

    Lampard reiterated players can do what they like in their spare time but also wants them to be professionals.

    The Chelsea manager said: “It's not something that I want to be a pure dictator on and come down hard because I also understand that all my players are humans and have lives and I don't police every moment of their life.

    “So I don't think it's a terrible thing that he's done but all Ross needs to do now.

    “He's had an injury and he's still kind of carrying the injury – he still gets a bit of pain on shooting – so he just has to work his way back in.”

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