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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has sang the praise of club owner Roman Abramovich.
According to the Blues manager, the arrival of the Russian to take over the affairs at Stamford Bridge, helped his career tremendously.
Lampard would eventually win everything as a player, and has since been hailed as one of the greatest ever to have played for the club. However, Lampard doesn’t want that to bring him favours regarding his job as Chelsea manager, as he is keen to work hard to achieve success as a manager as well.
“I have to sit here and say that when the owner came to Chelsea all those years ago, it made my career,” Lampard said.
“Maybe I would have gone elsewhere or whatever might have happened in my personal career, but fortunately I was at a club that had an owner who was brought in and absolutely changed the face of it and changed my life.
“I understand that, but I don’t think that should give me any head start. I’m here and I think the job I did last year, in one year, to get us to fourth, was a huge positive for us because of the constraints, but now I need to go again.”