Date published: Tuesday 30 th June 2020 3: 30
Frank Lampard firmly insists Premier League side Chelsea have actually not made any quote for complimentary representative Angel Gomes who will leave Man Utd this summer season.
Guy Utd have verified London-born 19- year-old Gomes is leaving Old Trafford, with the highly-rated assaulting midfielder’s services now in high demand.
Chelsea have actually been linked with a swoop for the England Under-20 s star, however Blues employer Lampard declined any interest out of hand.
Asked if Chelsea have actually tried for Gomes, Lampard said: “Yes, I can elaborate to the point that it’s never been discussed at my end; so that’s it.”
And when asked if there is any interest, Lampard added: “No.”
Chelsea will head to West Ham for Wednesday’s Premier League clash looking for a 6th straight win in all competitors, and a 4th given that the sport’s resumption.
The Blues continue to be related to a summertime move for West Ham’s England and ex-Chelsea academy star Declan Rice.
But Stamford Bridge manager Lampard has opted to keep tight-lipped on any Chelsea interest for the 21- year-old Rice too.
” Declan Rice is a great player, you’re right, and I’ve understood Declan Rice for a very long time, as he was in the Chelsea academy, however there’s no talk,” stated Lampard.
” I keep saying, about every gamer we’ll be inquired about. Until these games and this season is ended up, there’s absolutely nothing to state.”
Christian Pulisic and Andreas Christensen face a race against time to be suitabled for Wednesday’s London Arena trip, but Lampard is refusing to quit hope on either male.
In-form U.S.A. forward Pulisic picked up a calf concern in Sunday’s 1-0 FA Cup win at Leicester, while protector Christensen missed out on the King Power experience with a hip complaint.
Lampard has released France World Cup-winner N’Golo Kante as the screen at his midfield base given that the restart, while the flexible midfielder has formerly function in an advanced position under the ex-England and Blues star.
Lampard pledged that Kante will maintain “big” value for some time to come, suggesting additional fluidity throughout midfield can allow the Frenchman to prosper.
” I believe it is a different position in terms of what I am asking from Kante from how Makelele played it,” said Lampard.
” And I believe with N’Golo I have a way I want him to work our midfield, where we have some fluidity to us, which permits N’Golo to bring his finest attributes to the video game.
” They are not constantly to sit in front of the back four. Sometimes he has a lot capacity to do high strength running into lead areas and you desire him to do that which sometimes leaves him higher up the pitch which means the rest of the midfield need to respond.
” I believe he has done well however the midfield need to improve as an unit with everybody together, the more we deal with it.
” For N’Golo, because he has actually been here has shown his characteristics and qualities suggest that he can play in basically any function in midfield that you want him to.
” He is an incredible player, I keep stating it and I indicate it: he is substantial for this club. He has actually been big and he will be for a long time and I am happy with him.
” It is not just about N’Golo, however I have actually got other midfield players and a lot of competitors in midfield, but at the minute N’Golo is doing an actually great job there.”