Chelsea manager Frank Lampard wants a front three that can rival Liverpool’s in terms of goal output. The Blues have come under fire this season for a lack of cutting edge.
Asked about the issue in his pre-match press conference yesterday, Lampard said he is keen for the team to begin scoring more goals from all areas of the pitch in upcoming matches:
“Look at Liverpool. Across the front three, they scored 60-something goals last season between the three of them but every team is its own entity and it doesn’t have to be one way to win a game or to score a goal.”
“We obviously have to score from different areas of the pitch and that’s pretty clear. We need to core more goals at this moment, for sure. That’s work for the squad.”
Whether the likes of Christian Pulisic, Pedro, Willian, Olivier Giroud and Tammy Abraham can hit those sort of numbers, we shall have to wait and see.
For the front three to flourish, you need a whole team working as a unit and Chelsea are certainly still a work in progress under Frank Lampard.
No doubt, the Blues boss would have wanted to sign a new striker if the transfer ban hadn’t been imposed but Lampard will have to make do with what he has got until the end of the season.