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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has made it clear that he isn’t scared of giving youngsters a place in the team as long as they can prove their worth.
Lampard has proven it by handing starts to youngsters Tammy Abraham, Andreas Christensen and Mason Mount who have been a key part of the Chelsea squad this season. Fikayo Tomori was handed a surprise start in the game against Sheffield United, while youngster Billy Gilmour was given his debut as well.
Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi has hailed Frank Lampard as a top manager who’s ready to give youth a chance.
Hudson-Odoi told Sky Sports: “He’s a top manager, I’ve said it since the start. He’s there’ he’s giving youth a chance, he’s said if we work hard and believe in ourselves we’ll get the chance so that’s what we’re trying to do.
“Everyone is more positive now in the camp, all the young players have been boosted by him coming, he’s says a lot of things that will make the young boys want to work hard, make them push themselves to get to the first-team.”