Everton remain in Zouma contact - do they have a chance?

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Ghana youth star Gideon Mensah was pleased with Red Bull Salzburg's performance against Chelsea in a pre-season friendly on Wednesday.

The English Premier League side have reportedly penciled down Fikayo Tomori as a possible alternative after their pursuit of number one defensive target appear doomed.

Batshuayi, also on as a substitute, smashed home Chelsea's fifth with a couple of minutes remaining and Minamino pulled another goal back with the final kick of the match.

Jérôme Onguéné headed in for Salzburg early in the second half but Pedro restored Chelsea's three-goal advantage with a sublime goal shortly before the hour mark.

But times have changed at the Stamford Bridge with former Blues legend Frank Lampard taking over from Maurizio Sarri. On Sunday, they beat Reading 4-3.

"He showed his quality and I love the nature of his goals where he has an intention to run behind the line and not come short", said Lampard.

Chelsea next face Borussia Monchengladbach in a friendly on Aug. 3 before opening their Premier League campaign against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday, Aug. 11.

"A winger has to have the desire not just to be tidy but to be getting in behind people and then with his quality he can be a really big player for us".

"He is 20 years of age so we have to remember he is young".

"We want to concede zero goals, so it is a concern and we want to improve on it."



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