Jose Mourinho hopes Frank Lampard looks to Chelsea’s current young players and insists their only problem has been losing Eden Hazard.
With a transfer ban imposed, new head coach Lampard will have a unique situation to work with at Stamford Bridge; something Mourinho says could work in their advantage.
In an exclusive interview with Sky Sports News, the former Chelsea boss says he is reserving judgement on Lampard’s managerial prowess until the results come in, and gave an insight into Lampard’s character as a player.
Chelsea talent already at the club
With January signing Christian Pulisic finally arriving, Mateo Kovacic making his loan move permanent and the likes of Tammy Abraham and Kurt Zouma returning from loans, Chelsea do still have options ahead of the new season.
Lampard and Mourinho won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and two League Cups together at Stamford Bridge
Mourinho insists his former side should use this situation to make the most of what they have at the club, and singles out Zouma for praise, having handed him his debut in 2014 and picking him 50 times.”It depends on what you have in the academy, that’s the point,” Mourinho said. “I think every manager in the world loves to play kids from the academy.
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