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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has thanked Chelsea fans for their patience and support but he also insists the patience from fans won’t last for ever if positive performances from the team don’t translate into victories as soon as possible.
“I bump into Chelsea fans all the time,” Lampard told Chelsea’s official website.
“I live five minutes away so it’s hard not to but everyone has been really supportive with what we’re trying to do and now I want to repay that.
“I want to do it quickly but I also know it’s a bit of a process.
“A lot of the fans are saying they see it might take a bit of time so that’s nice but we have to work like we want it tomorrow.
“I don’t want to just keep extending the honeymoon period based on passion and desire but I believe it’s also the responsibility of the manager to try to connect the club, the fans and everyone behind the scenes.
“That’s the good thing about having a connection between the fans and the team because it works both ways – you feed off them but then you feel they deserve a win because of the way they stay and clap when you lose.
“I really appreciate their support but now I want to give them wins.”