Chelsea deny Lampard talks

Frank Lampard's days at Chelsea could be coming to an end. Photo: PA

Chelsea have denied reports that they are in discussions with Frank Lampard over a new contract.

Lampard is currently set to leave Stamford Bridge in the summer when his current deal expires.

Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay was, however, today quoted as saying that talks had begun with the 34-year-old midfielder.

Chelsea quickly refuted the reports, adding that any talks with their players "remain confidential".