Andre Villas-Boas has said that none of his Chelsea attackers are up for sale, and added that the club was still looking out for more talent.

The Blues boss was confident his squad was strong enough for Chelsea's first fixture of the Barclays Premier League against Stoke City, but that the transfer window was being held open by Roman Abramovich.

"We are happy with the squad we have at the moment going into the Stoke game and we're in maximum condition to bring back the three points," Villas-Boas said.

"Nobody in the Chelsea dressing room is under evaluation. We're assessing what we have in the market. We're happy this is what is happening for Stoke.

"This doesn't mean that we won't be adding up to the 31st. That's what we've been discussing throughout with [Roman Abramovich].”


The 33-year-old manager admitted that Chelsea was inundated with attacking players, with newcomer Romelu Lukaku, Fernando Torres, Didier Drogba, Florent Malouda, Solomon Kalou, Daniel Sturridge, Nicolas Anelka all competing for forward facing roles.

He said: "In the end, that's a sector where we have a lot of options.

“If we decide to bring more in, or take a decision on the players we have, we will make that decision."

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