Swansea linked with Chelsea youngster James

Stories in Sunday’s newspapers involving the area’s clubs….

Swansea City are the latest club to be linked with Chelsea youngster Reece James.

Manchester United are among those said to be interested in James, who impressed during a season-long loan at Wigan.

The Mail on Sunday say new Swansea manager Steve Cooper is looking to sign James, 19, on loan.

James is currently recovering from an ankle injury he recently suffered while playing for England’s Under-20 side.

Meanwhile, Aston Villa want to sign Ethan Ampadu on loan from Chelsea, The Observer reports.

The Sunday Telegraph reports that any move by Chelsea for Frank Lampard, who has been tipped to replace Maurizio Sarri as Blues boss, will have to be sanctioned by club owner Roman Abramovich.

And the Mail on Sunday reckon Harvey Elliott is set to leave Fulham just a month after becoming the youngest player in Premier League history.

Elliott, 16, has not signed a new contract at Craven Cottage, where his current deal is soon to expire, and it is claimed he is wanted by Barcelona and RB Leipzig.