Lampard Reveals His Plans For Michy Batshuayi

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A lot has been said about the future of Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi, with reports claiming that the Belgian might have to leave Stamford Bridge to get playing opportunities.

Michy Batshuayi is yet to play a game this season under Frank Lampard and has even failed to make the bench in the Premier League, with Lampard preferring Olivier Giroud and Tammy Abraham as his first two striking choices.

Lampard has now revealed that he still has plans for Batshuayi especially after he scored a brace for the development squad in the 3-0 win over Liverpool.

“I thought it was a good performance in terms of Michy got the fitness work he needed out of the game,” said Lampard ahead of Saturday’s match against Norwich.

“He scored two good goals, two very good finishes, I thought he worked hard, and that’s exactly what the game was there for, for him. So good. Very good for him.

“As I’ve said before here and as I’ve said on the training pitch, we need Michy, we need the competition up front with the three strikers we have.

“As I said before, if we’d been more clinical in front of goal in these last three games I think we’d have had three wins, including the Super Cup. Because we’ve been the better team in big parts of those games.

“So the competition is there, that’s the challenge us, for the strikers, it’s not just them, we can score from different areas of the pitch, but of course you look to your strikers in those moments.

“I’ve got no problems with them, their attitudes, how they are training, the competition is good, someone needs to come to the front, hopefully.”

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