Player set to leave Chelsea after fall-out with Frank Lampard

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According to Mark Bosnich, Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga is set to be sold this summer after a fall-out with Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.

“When a big club that has been challenging for honours purchase a goalkeeper it’s for right there and right now,” Bosnich told Sky Sports News.

“I can understand with a long-term position like a goalkeeper, and the fact that you’ve paid so much money for someone like Kepa, that you want to give it a little bit more time.

“But I can totally understand where Frank Lampard is coming from, he hasn’t had a particularly good season and the bottom line is if you have a fall-out with the manager in any type of way, it’s a slippery slope.

“So I can fully understand Frank wanting to basically take that level up and to say ‘look, listen, he’s just not for me, I want somebody else’.

“If that’s the case then there’s going to be an issue as the club shelled out so much money for him.

“I don’t think they’ll be able to recoup that money, they may be able to recoup some.

“The goalkeeper can make it very difficult for Chelsea by saying: ‘If you’re going to sit me out of the team, I’ll just sit here on these massive wages and run down my contract for nothing’.

“So I think they’ve got a big decision to make.

“But I think it’s quite evident from what we’ve seen, and the fact that he didn’t play in that last game of the season, that he will be on his way.”

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5 Comments on "Player set to leave Chelsea after fall-out with Frank Lampard"

  1. Ogochukwu Gloria Obele | July 29, 2020 at 4:07 pm |

    What we need is defenders, keeper may not be the problem if you got very very good keeper without good defenders. The keeper will be bad. So get us good defenders to help the keeper. Thank you

  2. Hatem Hussein | July 30, 2020 at 12:01 am |

    Hi I have watched kepa in goal and he does not come for the ball on corners and I don’t think he commands the goal,I’m sorry to say he is just not good enough for a big club like Chelsea fc,the club paid another of money for him and he hasn’t proved that he is a quality goalkeeper.

  3. Uche Unakalamba | July 30, 2020 at 7:15 am |

    Kepa will not be doing his career any good if he decides to sit out his contract. He should just cooperate and let Chelsea sell him off at a reasonable sum even if not up to his transfer sum.

  4. Kepa, in my opinion isn’t as hungry as a young goalie who’s trying to make a mark should be. He is often ponderous and makes bad decisions that make one wonder if he actually knows the basics of goalkeeping. I am at a loss whether his trainer has any input at all.

  5. Prince Ifeanyi | July 31, 2020 at 4:09 pm |

    For me I would say that kepa is not good enough being Chelsea’s number one goalkeeper,I mean he allows unnecessary goals into the net,i wonder if he actually knows the basics of goalkeeping. So I think he should be sold or rather sent hem on loan next season so to get us oblak or stergen.

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