Lampard sends warning to Chelsea

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Everton boss Frank Lampard has said that the Toffees have not yet received a fresh offer from Chelsea, despite rumours that Chelsea are preparing a £60million package.

Lampard has included Gordon in his squad for Saturday’s fixture at Brentford and has been impressed with how the 21-year-old has handled the transfer rumours.

Lampard has however warned that Chelsea must act quickly if they are to sign Anthony Gordon, as the transfer deadline day edge’s closer, so Everton may as well have ample time to sign a replacement.

“We have drawn a red line,” he said.

“It is very difficult. I got asked last week, “Will he be here at the end of the window?” It was an impossible question to answer, really. But I am working to try and put a squad together.

‘There absolutely has to come a time where we understand what the squad is going to be, especially a player of the level of Anthony.

“I have to know he is going be here and the good thing is here at the club, myself and everybody involved upstairs has the same kind of thinking.

“I won’t say where it (the cut-off point) is, but I think you understand I am getting very close to it.”