Henderson Can’t Wait To Face Chelsea Youngsters

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard hasn’t been scared to introduce the Chelsea youngsters into the first team, as the likes of Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori have starred for the first team this season.

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson has hailed what Lampard has done with the young Chelsea players and has hailed the quality of the Blues youngsters.

Henderson said: “Frank’s done very well. I think the way they’re playing is very good. They’ve got young kids but they’re top players, and certainly will be in the future.

“They’ve got huge potential with the likes of Mason already training for England, I can see he’s got the right mentality to play football.

“Technically he’s very good. Everyone can see that he’s hungry to be a very good player and is a very exciting prospect. He’s started the season very well along with Tammy [Abraham].

“They haven’t had a couple of results go their way, with the Sheffield United game and Valencia, but in terms of the way they’re playing I can definitely see an improvement.”

Mount, Tomori and Abraham have scored all of Chelsea’s 11 league goals this season and Chelsea boss Frank Lampard praised the trio after the victory over Wolves.

“Delighted for them all but particularly for Fikayo Tomori,” Lampard told BBC Sport.

“He has worked so hard from where he started to now it’s superb.

“Also Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount – we are trying to give chances to the youngsters and they are scoring, taking their chances and showing us why we should keep putting them in the team.

“They deserve it, they have the quality but they also have a love for the club because they have come through the ranks.

“It’s not just the youngsters though, players like Willian are having fantastic performances that are just as key.”

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