Timo Werner is one of the hottest strikers in world football Getty Images – Getty He has become a talisman for Die Borussen, with his latest outing seeing him score in their must-win clash against Slavia Prague in the Champions League on Tuesday.Stamford Bridge chiefs would certainly have to open their cheque book for this to be a realistic proposition though, but it appears they are willing to do just that; the Mail claim Chelsea will happily pay £100m for Sancho next month.Moussa Dembele (Lyon)There was a lot pressure on the Frenchman’s shoulders when he moved to Lyon from Celtic last summer but he delivered with 19 goals in all competitions for the Ligue 1 side.The 23-year-old has continued his good form into this campaign, having already totted up ten goals in 16 matches for the Ligue 1 outfit.The Mail reported that Chelsea sent scouts to watch the French forward in action for Lyon in their Champions League clash against RB Leipzig ahead of a potential January bid. 7 appointed rookie error AFP or licensors stalemate LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS AFP or licensors Pep Guardiola gives Man City injury update and talks Christmas schedule Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Sancho could leave Borussia Dortmund next year update Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman Zaha would probably usurp Callum Hudson-Odoi in the pecking order Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta 7 Dembele could be on his way to Chelsea in January 7 Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son The striker is still just 23 years old and he would be a mainstay up front for the Blues for years to come.However, a forward of his calibre will surely want to be playing every match and Tammy Abraham will not settle to be second-fiddle at Stamford Bridge given his red-hot form.Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace)The Ivorian forward’s future has been a hot topic of speculation throughout the last couple of transfer windows.Arsenal and Everton both tried to sign him before the season started but they did not meet the Eagles’ asking fee.However, he is said to be keen on a move away in January and Chelsea have emerged as the favourites for his signature. latest Fedor Chalov has attracted interest from the Premier League PEP TALK Getty – Contributor Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship LATEST targets 7 Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund)As a boyhood Chelsea fan, it would be strange if Lampard didn’t seize the opportunity to sign the immensely talented 19-year-old, who Dortmund will reportedly allow to leave in January.Sancho has been a revelation in Germany since his move from Man City in 2017.He scored 12 goals and registered 14 assists in the Bundesliga last campaign and followed that form up with yet more impressive numbers this term, notching five goals and six assists in 11 Bundesliga appearances in 2019/20. on target Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff AFP or licensors Frank Lampard admitted he was on the hunt for attackers in January after Chelsea defeated Lille 2-1 on Tuesday evening to progress to the Champions League knockout stage.The Blues‘ transfer ban was halved last week, meaning Stamford Bridge could be a busy place in the January window now they can sign players again. 7 Lampard has a wealth of options on the wing, with Christian Pulisic joining from Borussia Dortmund and Callum Hudson-Odoi recently committing to a new long-term contract.Zaha has proved he can cut it in in the Premier League, and whilst he may not be the most glamorous signing the opportunity to bring him to Stamford Bridge could be too big to turn down.Fedor Chalov (CSKA Moscow)Although he is perhaps the least likely to join Chelsea, the CSKA Moscow frontman has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge in recent weeks.Chalov scored 15 league goals for CSKA last season and has netted five times in 19 matches this campaign. Lampard is on the hunt for strikers in January Getty Images – Getty Abraham is the Premier League’s second top scorer 7 “I think we’ve found ways as a team where we can still be competitive. We’ve shown that in the league and now the Champions League. But if we’re looking at if we can get even better, can we get better in forward areas to help the idea of being more clinical, then I think we’ll always look at that.“We’re just not converting enough.”Chelsea scraped through to the next round with victory, but the need for more clinical players was evident for all to see during the match.So who has been linked with a move to west London? talkSPORT.com has identified five players who could become a Blue at the turn of the year… Liverpool transfer news live: Mbappe latest, Lille star wants to join Reds in future statement Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ 7 He is no stranger to English football, having played for Fulham before joining Celtic, but he was still very young during his spell with the Cottagers and now he has more experience under his belt in the Scottish and French leagues.A move for Dembele would undoubtedly be a risk for Lampard, but it may be one worth taking as he has proven he is a lethal finisher.Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)It would be a serious coup for Chelsea if they could pull off a deal for the Germany striker in January.Werner is an outstanding talent and his tally of 15 goals in 16 Bundesliga appearances this season serves as evidence for that. And now the young English manager has hinted he will be searching for reinforcements up top, despite Tammy Abraham top scoring with 13 goals and firing on all cylinders.Lampard said: “I will look at all areas of the team but I think it was quite clear in the summer that you lose Eden Hazard, who was a huge part of scoring or creating our goals last season and the season before that. Sky Sports report Chelsea owner Abramovich is a big fan of his fellow countryman, while Crystal Palace are also believed to be keen on the striker.CSKA are also readying themselves for a bid for the marksman in January in the hope of cashing in on their asset.
zoom Greece-based TMS Tankers, a member of the Cardiff Group of companies, has reached an agreement to sell its oldest very large crude carrier (VLCC), subject to buyers inspection.According to data provided by VesselsValue, the company’s 1997-built VLCC Universal Brave has fetched a price of USD 20 million.Built at South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries, the 19-year-old tanker, was sold to an undisclosed buyer.Featuring 299,900 dwt, Universal Brave, which has a market value of around USD 15 million, was part of the company’s fleet of 34 tankers.TMS Tankers has one more oldie in its fleet, the 1998-built LR2 tanker Oriental Green, while the rest of its fleet was built between 2004 and 2016.Additionally, the company has 13 newbuildings on order, consisting of Suezmax and Aframax tankers, all of which are scheduled to join their owner during 2017.World Maritime News Staff