Frank Lampard likens Chelsea graduate to Manchester United legend

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has likened Billy Gilmour with Manchester United legend Paul Scholes in terms of the ability. The 18-year-old has been limited to only six appearances in his debut season with the senior squad but he has caught the eye with his movement and passing range from the centre of the park.

Guardiola does not agree with Silva’s comments after derby defeat

Manchester City Pep Guardiola has refused to agree with Bernardo Silva’s comments following the club’s 2-0 derby defeat to Manchester United in the Premier League. The Citizens were without Kevin de Bruyne for the derby at Old Trafford and that definitely hampered them as they struggled to find the cutting edge in the attacking third.

Fernandes pleased with Manchester United’s performance against Chelsea

Manchester United’s January signing Bruno Fernandes is pleased with the effort of the team during the 2-0 league win over Chelsea on Monday night. The Portuguese faced the Blues in what was his first away game in the Premier League and he made an impression with an assist for Harry Maguire’s headed goal from a corner.

Frank Lampard appreciates good performance from Callum Hudson-Odoi

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has appreciated the efforts of Callum Hudson-Odoi during the club’s 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup fourth round. The England international has struggled for consistency with his performances since returning from a serious Achilles problem and that has frustrated a section of the club’s faithful.

Giroud prepared to leave Chelsea in the quest for playing time

France international Olivier Giroud has said that he has the ability to play at the highest level for a few more years and he would not hesitate to leave Chelsea, should he continue to struggle for gametime. The 33-year-old has been confined to a bench role during the early stages of the campaign with Tammy Abraham regarded as the undisputed first-choice striker under Frank Lampard.

Glen Johnson fancies Chelsea to make the top four under Frank Lampard

Former Chelsea and Liverpool ace Glen Johnson believes the Blues could make the top four under Frank Lampard this term. The west London giants were unable to spend during the summer transfer window due to a transfer ban but they have still made a positive start to the season with club graduates Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount making the breakthrough under Lampard.

Lampard in positive mood despite Chelsea’s defeat against Valencia

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said that the Blues need to perform at their best in the forthcoming European games following their defeat in the Champions League opener against Valencia. The Blues had gone into the match with the momentum on their side after a thumping 5-2 league win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on the road.

Azpilicueta defends Mount and Abraham after Jose Mourinho criticism

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has defended the performances of Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham in the aftermath of the Blues’ embarrassing 4-0 loss at Manchester United. The pair were impressive during the course of pre-season and they could not replicate their performance during the Premier League opener at Old Trafford.

Lampard impressed with Christian Pulisic’s brace against RB Salzburg

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has admitted that he has been impressed with the performance of Christian Pulisic against Red Bull Salzburg. The USA international scored his first non-competitive goals for the club during the 5-3 friendly win over the Austrian champions and he was also able to win a penalty, which was converted by Ross Barkley.

Speaking after the game, Lampard spoke positively about the forward’s performance but stated that there is room for improvement with the greater demands of the Premier League, he said: "I was very impressed with the way that he took the goals. As a winger in the Premier League, he has to adapt to that league. He is young but with huge potential and I am happy for him."

Azpilicueta defends Mount and Abraham after Jose Mourinho criticism

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has defended the performances of Mason Mount and Tammy Abraham in the aftermath of the Blues’ embarrassing 4-0 loss at Manchester United. The pair were impressive during the course of pre-season and they could not replicate their performance during the Premier League opener at Old Trafford.

As such, ex-Blues boss Jose Mourinho had criticised the selection of the young duo while speaking for Sky Sports, but Azpilicueta has no concerns regarding the same. In a report covered by Goal.com, Azpilicueta said that Mount and Abraham were picked on the basis of strong pre-season performances and the team trusts them to do the job.

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