6.20pm Chelsea news LIVE: Kante £70m Juventus and Real Madrid battle, Batshuayi to Crystal Palace, Lampard eyes top four – The Sun

FRANK LAMPARD hailed Tammy Abraham as Chelsea smashed Southampton 4-1.

And it will be England duty this week for the promising striker with games against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.

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  • STATS don't lie.

  • CRYSTAL PALACE are reportedly set to step up their pursuit for Michy Batshuayi in January.

    The Belgian scored 11 goals in 13 appearances during his loan spell with the Eagles in the second half of last season.

    And the Daily Mail claim that Roy Hodgson's side want him back.

  • CHRISTIAN PULISIC wants more first-team football… but knows his time will come.

    The midfielder has made five appearances – including two off the bench – in the Premier League this season.

    He said: “Culture wise, it's been easier than Germany. From the football side, I guess you could say that.

    “Obviously I haven't been getting as many minutes as I would like. I know my time's going to come.

    “I'm not going to throw a fit and give up ever, so if I'm on the bench it doesn't mean the gaffer doesn't think I'm part of a team.”

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