Lampard admits he’s delighted with his first season as Chelsea manager

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Despite losing the FA Cup final to Arsenal last weekend, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is no longer moody from that defeat and has moved on.

It was frankly a decent season for Chelsea, as Frank Lampard guided Chelsea to a top four finish and the Blues reached a cup final.

Lampard has now maintained that he’s delighted with the season, admitting that no one gave his side a chance at the start of the season.

“I’m delighted with the season,” Lampard said according to the official Chelsea website.

“I’ve wanted to keep that within for the last week because I don’t like to get too excited when there’s such a big game coming up but we have to reflect on the season going into it where people didn’t expect us to be in the top four.

“There were unknowns, the transfer ban, other clubs around us moving forward with recruitment and we couldn’t so I don’t think this result takes away from that – far from it. You can lose a final and we have done, which is frustrating for us but there’s a bigger picture that we’re working towards here and we’ve seen lots of good things.

“We understand there are things to work on but the players should be proud of how they’ve competed all season. The league position is a huge plus for us because not many people did give us that chance at the start and now we have to look to how we can get better. This game showed there is still plenty of room to get better.”

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