By Chay Quinn For Mail Online
Published: 16:57 GMT, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 17:42 GMT, 8 January 2020
Chelsea have reportedly submitted a £17million offer for Metz striker Habib Diallo as Frank Lampard looks to bolster his forward line.
The striker is the joint third top scorer in France's top flight and has caught the attention of Leicester and Tottenham due to his form.
Metz-based newspaper Le Republicain Lorrain have reported that Chelsea have submitted a bid for the 24-year old Senegalese international who has 10 goals in 19 Ligue 1 appearances so far this term.
Habib Diallo (right) could seal a summer move to Chelsea during the January transfer window
Frank Lampard wants to sign a striker to compete with regular starter Tammy Abraham