LAMPARD RETAINS CHELSEA SUPPORT - REPORT

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard retains the support of the club amidst the growing pressure on him following a run of just one win from the last five matches in the Premier League. The Blues are not ready to change their manager according to the Transfer Window Podcast as Frank Lampard would be given enough time to turn things around. After a good start to the season, Frank Lampard and Chelsea have lost their way with four points gained from the last fifteen points on offer in the league.


The recent poor run in the league has seen the Blues drop down the league table. Chelsea are in sixth place on the table and are presently far from the title picture at the moment.

LAMPARD PROVIDES INJURY UPDATE ON WINGERS

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has provided the latest update on the injuries of wingers Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi. The Blues boss gave the update on the two Chelsea wingers during his post-match press conference after the final group game in Group E on Tuesday night. The Blues played hosts to Russian Premier League team Krasnodar at Stamford Bridge in their final group game of this season's Champions League.
On the two players, Frank Lampard does not expect Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi to return to his team until the end of this month. According to him, they went for scans on Monday and it showed that they would be out of action for around two weeks.

Frank Lampard added that Moroccan international Ziyech is most likely to return to action sooner out of the two players. He sustained the injury during the league win over Leeds United at Stamford Bridge at the weekend. Lampard and Chelsea came from behind to beat Leeds United 3-1 at home to continue their push for the title. The Blues are in third position on the league log and two points off leaders Spurs and Liverpool in second place after eleven matches this season.

LAMPARD EYEING JANUARY SWOOP FOR DECLAN RICE

Blues manager Frank Lampard is still hot on the chase for England and West Ham superstar Declan Rice, according to multiple reports. The Chelsea boss and Jody Morris, his deputy are huge admirers of Rice, who has starred astonishingly under David Moyes in East London.

Lampard splashed the cash on a number of marquee signings for Chelsea in the summer but seems to hunger for more squad depth. Reports claim that he has already drawn up a list of his key transfer targets ahead of the window opening in January, with Rice topping his wish-list.

Lampard keen to sign another striker in the summer

Frank Lampard has to sign a striker who is capable of scoring goals. As the summer transfer window opens the clubs will be looking forward tosigning players. Timo Werner is one of the players that have interests from various clubs. Chelsea currently has Tammy Abraham who is good at forwards but other than him none has raised to their position. Lampard with the upcoming Premier League season and Champions League has to sign a player that has the likes of Diego Costa.

Diego Costa during his time in Chelsea has contributed a lot to the club. He was transferred from Atletico Madrid on 2014 to Stamford Bridge and in the first season in the club,he led them to Premier League victory. In that season under Jose Mourinho, he has scored 21 goals from 37 appearances and became the favourite of the fans. In the second season with Chelsea, he lost his touch.

Frank Lampard wants the seniors of the team to take the lead

Frank Lampard wants Chelsea players to take up the charge on leading the team to Champions League. The chase for occupying a top spot in the Premier League has intensified with the ban on Manchester City lifted off. Liverpool and Manchester City haveclaimed the first two spots and the rest of the clubs are waiting for the next two spots to be claimed as their own.

Frank Lampard wants the seniors of the team to take the lead

Frank Lampard wants Chelsea players to take up the charge on leading the team to Champions League. The chase for occupying a top spot in the Premier League has intensified with the ban on Manchester City lifted off. Liverpool and Manchester City haveclaimed the first two spots and the rest of the clubs are waiting for the next two spots to be claimed as their own.

Jorginho is important to Chelsea, says Frank Lampard

Chelsea manager is happy with the midfielder Jorginho and said that he is important to the team even though he hasn’t been the part of the team since the resumption of the league. At the beginning of the 2019–2020 season, he was a part of the regular team but since the resumption of the league, he has only been given a chance in the game against Crystal Palace as a substitute in the 80th minute of the game.

Mateo Kovacic aiming to learn from manager Frank Lampard

Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic has said that he is aiming to improve his goalscoring record under manager Frank Lampard. The Croatia international is currently in his second season at the west London giants and he has emerged as a key player under the guidance of Lampard. The 26-year-old has impressed with his tireless workrate and ability to link up with the club’s forwards but he has not necessarily contributed in the form of goals.

Chelsea still keen on Dries Mertens

Striker Dries Mertens is receiving calls from Frank Lampard every day to discuss the deal, according to Vincenzo Morabito. Mertens has become the top goal scorer for the Italian club Napoli. He was transferred from PSV on 2013 and his contract with the club will end in a few months. He became their top goalscorer with his goal against Barcelona in the Champions League match.

Abraham says Frank Lampard is the perfect manager for him

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has said that Frank Lampard is the better manager around for him, having shown the trust in the younger players at the club. The Blues have grown accustomed to relying on senior players for the first-team duties but the trend has changed under Lampard with a number of club graduates featuring in different competitions.

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