What Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has told everybody involved in club’s academy
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard wants to keep putting his faith in youth.
The Blues snapped up the club legend this summer after they reached an agreement with Derby for his services.
He’s been given a unenviable tough task, though.
Chelsea were unable to make any signings this summer due to a transfer ban.
Lampard, however, has thrown his young stars in at the deep end – and they’re impressing.
Tammy Abraham bagged a hat-trick as Chelsea demolished Wolves 5-2 at Molineux.
He’s reportedly told everyone involved that if they’re good enough they will get their chance.
Speaking after Saturday’s clash, Lampard said: “I’m so delighted for him.
“I know how hard the academy works and Tammy has a fantastic approach to the game and how he wants to progress.
“All three goals of his goals were so different, it just shows what he can do.”
Abraham spent last season on loan at Aston Villa in the Championship and impressed.
He bagged 26 goals in 40 games during his stint in the Midlands.
This year he’s leading the line for the Blues and is eager to impress at the highest level.
“I hope this is my season,” Abraham said.
“I have to keep working hard in every training session, every game. Every game I want to prove myself to the gaffer.”
Nuno Espirito Santo’s side are competing in the Europa League this season and are still winless in the Premier League.
“That was a bad, bad performance,” said Nuno.
“We lost concentration and I am dissatisfied. There is no point being angry in them but I need them to get better.”
Wolves have made a hefty 10 changes to their starting line-up across their opening five top-flight games.