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Tomori closing in on new Chelsea deal

Fikayo Tomori is close to renewing his contract at Chelsea after talks entered an advance stage.

Frank Lampard has promoted a host of academy players from the club's Cobham Training base, with Tomori one of those to have benefitted from the manager's faith.

The 21-year-old defender was on loan under Lampard at Derby County last season, while he has also spent previous spells with Hull City and Brighton.

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And having been promoted to the Blues' first-team in the 2019-20 campaign, Tomori has made 16 appearances in all competitions for the top-four hopefuls.