Former Spurs star tells Lampard not to sign players in January despite Chelsea’s recent run of defeats

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Just before the last international break of the year, Chelsea had gone on a run of six consecutive Premier League wins without dropping points, and the Blues were unstoppable playing amazing football.

However, the honeymoon days seem to be over for Frank Lampard as the Blues have been on a free fall since last month.

Chelsea have lost four of their last five league matches, and Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has been urged by many to sign players in the January transfer market to boost the squad.

Meanwhile, former Tottenham star Jermaine Jenas has told Lampard to resist the urge to spend big in January and keep faith with his youngsters who have done well for themselves this season.

According to Jenas, Chelsea should think more long-term rather than this year alone.

“Chelsea need to decide what they want to be now for the next few years,” the former Premier League star told BT Sport.

“They’re a team that has won titles and always chased for titles but they’ve got a team full of very good young players who need a year or two to develop into a team that challenges again.

“Do you throw all of that away and just buy stars? There’s no point. Stick with it. Don’t buy players, wait until the summer.

“Frank needs to keep this core group of players and let them develop and then eventually they will challenge. There’s no point in panicking. It’s ridiculous.”

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