But Juventus could be more of a temptation for Lampard after Arsenal's 0-2 defeat by Swansea
Premier League preview: Swans oddly confident - but then so is Rafa Benitez about Chelsea's chances
Chelsea's new manager hasn't given up on striker and hopes training drills will improve his goal rate
But Petr Cech says only good results will make Blues fans come round to Rafa Benitez
Chelsea fans welcome interim manager with chorus of boos and get to witness a dire 0-0 draw in return
FA finds referee has no case to answer over Mikel smear – but where is Chelsea's apology?
Abramovich has turned Chelsea into a 'random' club - why would Pep Guardiola even consider joining?
Abramovich wants someone to warm the bench for Guardiola, but will he want the job?
Daniel Sturridge could get the nod up front as Chelsea try to shake off their recent bad run
Good news on two fronts for Arsenal, as Torres inches towards Chelsea exit
Eslewhere Villa striker Christian Benteke declares his love for Arsenal
Premier League talking points from Liverpool's striker to Arsenal's defence
United into Champions League knock-out stages as last-gasp Blues keep their hopes alive
Financial problems at Lyon could help Arsene Wenger, who's been keeping tabs on Gourcoff
After ugly game turns even uglier, Chelsea lodge formal complaint against Mark Clattenburg
John Terry returns but dismal Blues fluff their lines and face Champions League battle
Two managers in angry exchange as yet another defeat sends Man City out of the League Cup
Premier League talking points: four games in and the usual quartet have taken the top spots
Atletico Madrid star refusing to sign new contract but Spanish club will want £14m for sale
Belgian's team-mates reach for superlatives as two wins out of two puts Chelsea top of the table