Lampard sends Ben Chilwell message to Chelsea fans

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists there is a ‘lot more to come’ from Chelsea left-back Ben Chilwell after his excellent start to life with Chelsea.

“It has been a really positive impact and it is an important part of how I want to play is involving our full-backs in an offensive sense,” Lampard said after the 3-0 victory over Burnley.

“I am not taking away the defensive thing because I thought him and Reece found the perfect moments to join in, get higher up the pitch and then perfectly recovered back up the pitch for second balls that were coming at us today.

“For Chilly, part of the reason to bring him to the club is his ability to cover a lot of high intensity moments in games, where he is joining in and getting high up the pitch and we haven’t utilised it enough in the last two or three performances, I have got to say, so it is something I spoke about yesterday and worked on with the team.

“We saw that a bit today with when they went went and our balance with the midfield eights dropping in slightly.

“We were finding different lines very well. With the quality of Chilly, we have to utilise him and get him high up the pitch at times is a big deal for us and he will get better as he is settling in. There’s a lot more to come from Chilly.”

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