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Frank Lampard will have the opportunity to make signings for the first time as the Blues can go into the transfer market in the January transfer window.
Lampard has now hinted that he’d want to have a huge say in the calibre of players that the club will sign, while also pointing out that it will be impossible for him to request for the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi who are among the best players in the world.
“If I say I want [Kylian] Mbappé, [Cristiano] Ronaldo and [Lionel] Messi for my front three I might get knocked back,” Lampard said, as quoted by football.london.
“I wouldn’t say that, but it’s obviously a balance where I can put forward a recommendation and have an open conversation with the owner and hope we move forward in the right direction. I’m very open about that.
“My biggest thing here is how hard can we work on the training ground because I know we have a good squad, that’s my main concern.
“Of course when it comes to recruitment I want to have a big say in it and we are very open.”