Frank Lampard POSITIVE Of Getting Players He Want But Fears COVID-19 Pandemic Disruption (See List Of Players)
The Blues boss admits planning in advance during the Covid-19 outbreak has been difficult however he is assured his club can rise to the challenge.
Frank Lampard says Chelsea have a variety of different transfer action plans to work on depending on how the market is affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Premier League summer transfer window was set to open on June 10, however ongoing disruption and uncertainty potential previous deadlines may additionally not be met.
Lampard says he is happy with the players he has however with the likes of Jadon Sancho, Moussa Dembele and Declan Rice linked, Blues fans may additionally be expecting action.
“We have the desirable younger players, we have had experienced players around them that have helped them this year, however we be aware of there are little areas inside the squad [we can improve],” Lampard told Sky Sports .
“Some of it’s what we have already, some of that’s how we might look to recruit going forward.
“This period now with what’s going on in the world has made it very hard to plan too much on [transfers], how this is going to look in weeks or months going forward.
“We have to have different versions of plans going forward in terms of how it looks.”
Lampard was eager to underline the good work he felt Chelsea have executed at some stage in his time at the club, with younger players like Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham given first-team opportunities.
The former midfielder is looking to close the gap to Liverpool and Manchester City following their very own successes in the transfer market.
“Going into this break I feel like we were moving in the proper direction,” he added.
“With the continued work on the everyday attitude of my club and myself, and the players, and with bringing in players in key areas that we think can assist us to strive and bridge that gap to Liverpool and City.
“I do not prefer to jump the gun due to the fact what Liverpool and Manchester City have done has been clear.
“I’d be a fool to advocate we can bridge that gap quickly due to the fact there has been a lot of tough work at those clubs in terms of recruitment of top players, of great coaches.
“We have to be part of that process. We have to do it our way, we can not try to copy.”