With the number of signings Frank Lampard and Chelsea completed last summer, many people expected the Blues to have a great season and even compete for the Premier League and Champions League titles. The London club signed Ben Chilwell from Leicester City, Hakim Ziyech from Ajax, Timo Werner from Leipzig, Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen, Edouard Mendy from Rennes, and free agent Thiago Silva in what was a busy and very fruitful transfer window for them.
However, the summer signings have failed to live up to expectations particularly German duo Havertz and Werner. While Havertz had been going in and out of the team due to lack of consistency, Werner had been getting a lot of game time but has failed to impress and is even currently on a barren form.
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Derby County manager Frank Lampard has said that on-loan midfielder Mason Mount won’t be fazed by the prospect of playing alongside England’s elite after he earned a maiden call-up to the national team. The 19-year-old has been a huge success for the Rams since joining them on a season-long loan from Chelsea and he has now been offered the chance to link up with the Three Lions for the upcoming internationals against Spain and Croatia.
Speaking to reporters, Lampard highlighted that the midfielder won’t have any issues adjusting to the new environment alongside the England players. However, the Chelsea legend happened to warn the midfielder that he needs to maintain a consistency with his performances through the season or else he could find himself dropped.
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