Former Bayern Munich midfielder stands in defence of Frank Lampard

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Chelsea were well beaten by a superior Bayern Munich side in front of our home fans, as the Blues suffered a 3-0 loss at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

Chelsea were totally outclassed by a dominant Bayern Munich side, and there have been claims that Chelsea legend Frank Lampard might not be the right man to lead Chelsea forward.

However, former Bayern Munich and Liverpool star Dietmar Hamann has leaped to the defence of Lampard and insists that the 41-year-old should keep his job even if his team fails to seal a top four finish at the end of the season.

“Even if they don’t [qualify for next season’s Champions League], I expect Frank Lampard to keep his job,” Hamann told RTE Sport.

“We must not forget, in his defence, that [Ruben] Loftus-Cheek, [Callum] Hudson-Odoi, [Christian] Pulisic and [N’Golo] Kante were not unavailable tonight. That’s four top players that weren’t unavailable.

“I think they have got to massively restructure in defence. They haven’t got a ‘keeper as it stands now. They’ve got a 38-year-old [Willy Caballero] in goal who might be able to finish the season but you don’t want to go into the new season with a 38-39-year-old.

“Kepa [Arrizabalaga], is he good enough? It remains to be seen, we don’t know.”

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