Former Blues Hernan Crespo believes Chelsea are building something “different” under Frank Lampard’s management.
Almost a year since his appointment as Chelsea manager, Lampard has so far proven that he is the right man to lead the club.
Sitting in the top four in the Premier League and with an opportunity to finish the season with a silverware now that Chelsea are in the FA Cup semifinal, it has been far from a disastrous season many expected Chelsea would have.
However, it’s how Lampard has integrated the young players into the first team that has had Argentinean legend Crespo.
He told the Daily Mail: “Frankie now as the manager of Chelsea – I think it’s beautiful.
“Chelsea now have a good mix of experienced and young players. I think they have started to build something different than before.
“They spent a lot of money on building young players in their academy, who now have the opportunity to play.
“I think it’s the vision of the club now – to try and have young players in the first XI.”
Crespo who has won the Premier League title with Chelsea also pointed out how the leadership qualities in Lampard and John Terry have helped the two Chelsea icons become coaches.
“As well as Frank, John Terry showed great leadership inside the changing room. Both were great leaders, and it doesn’t surprise me now they are both coaches,” he said.
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