Lampard backed for this Kepa Arrizabalaga decision

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Chelsea legend Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has backed Frank Lampard’s decision to sign replace or sign a competition for Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.

The Spaniard became the most expensive goalkeeper in history when he signed for the Blues in 2018 but Hasselbaink insists he hasn’t seen enough from Kepa.

“I don’t think Kepa has been treated unfairly,” Hasselbaink told GentingBet.

“If you analyse the great goalkeepers in the Premier League, the likes of Schmeichel, Cech, Courtois, Lehmann, Seaman, Ederson, Allison, have all been Champions.

“Analyse them – there are always moments in that team, that the goalkeeper has to make an incredible save or has to save his team. I’ve not seen that from Kepa.

“I have not seen that at all in the last two years even when Maurizio Sarri was at Chelsea. And certain goals that have gone in, he should have done much better.

“So, for Chelsea to talk about another goalkeeper or somebody to challenge Kepa, I can understand.

“If you want to progress, you need a goalkeeper who can concentrate and is going to pull off one or two very important saves every five or six games.

“He won’t have a lot to do but when he has got something to do, he has to be there to make the difference. And I’ve not seen enough of that from Kepa.”

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