Lampard was the greatest factor in Chelsea's pursuit for the previous Chelsea player. However, Thomas Tuchel's arrival at Stamford Bridge has not killed off talk of Rice making the move to his boyhood club.
Rumors have flowed over late weeks that the Hammers are interested in Tammy Abraham, who has tumbled down the hierarchy at Chelsea. Argentinian outlet TyC Sports also claims that Chelsea is leading the race to sign Aguero on a free transfer.
If the Blues get another striker, Abraham could be set to leave Stamford Bridge - and West Ham needs another striker after offering Sebastien Haller to Ajax in January.
Another alternative Chelsea could offer to their Premier League rivals is Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who has spent this season on- loan to Fulham, and he could be an immediate substitution for Declan Rice.
The Express adds that Chelsea might include Andreas Christensen as a third player in the swap deal since West Ham is currently in search of a new defender.
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