Azpilicueta: Lampard Brings ‘Something Special’ to Chelsea

By Daily Sports on July 12, 2019

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Frank Lampard has already brought “something special” to the Chelsea squad following his return to Stamford Bridge as manager, according to Cesar Azpilicueta.

Lampard’s Chelsea tenure began with a 1-1 draw against Bohemians in the Blues’ opening pre-season game in Ireland on Wednesday.

Chelsea’s record goalscorer took over as boss on July 4, following an impressive debut season in coaching at the helm of Derby County.

And Azpilicueta has hailed the impact his former team-mate has had on Chelsea’s squad, acknowledging that displays under former coach Maurizio Sarri were not always up to scratch.

“It is true that last season, for periods, we didn’t give the fans what they expected,” Azpilicueta said. “Our performances were not good enough.

“We turned it around and won the Europa League but you can see that this season all of the fans are very happy we have the gaffer back at the Bridge.

“Now we have to give it back by working hard on the pitch, by winning games. We are very happy to have him with us. I can’t add anything to his career at Chelsea as a player.

“But, over his first week in training, I’ve seen the way he wants to play, the way he wants us to feel the shirt, the way he wants us to train every day, it is something special.”

Azpilicueta expanded on his plaudits, adding that Lampard’s commitment to Chelsea during his playing career sets the perfect example for the current players to follow.

“He was here for a very long and very successful period, and always set an example: how he wanted to break every record or improve himself in every session,” Azpilicueta said. (Goal)

•Photo shows Cesar Azplicueta 

Source Daily Sports

Posted July 12, 2019


 

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