One former Chelsea player fears that One Blues player will be dropped by new manager Frank Lampard for his comments in the past.
Former Chelsea defender Mario Melchiot believes Kepa Arrizabalaga will find. It ‘difficult’ to work under Frank Lampard and is unsure if the keeper. What will the Spaniard’s role be like under the interim manager? However, after the Blues sacked Graham Potter on Sunday, April. Lampard stepped up as Chelsea’s new boss until the end of the season. While the UFABET club continues to search for a permanent successor.
The 44-year-old ex-star is Chelsea’s all-time top scorer. Returned to the club in 2019 to replace Maurizio Sarri as manager. But he was sacked in January 2021 and that paved the way for the appointment of Thomas Tuchel Kepa as Chelsea’s No 1 following Lampard’s arrival. But the former England international had Edouard Mendy replace him the following summer. After the Senegal national team goalkeeper joined the team from Rennes
In an interview with Marca in June 2022, the Spaniard revealed he was not happy with Lampard’s approach. By questioning the tactics of the former England national team midfielder that “We come from simple games. [Under Lampard] we don’t have to play the ball from the back, games are less planned, players have more freedom to play. “ In the era of Tuchel, we came back to control the game. It is true that in the Premier League we are not close to the top two. but in other tournaments We have a very close match.”
Former Blues defender Melchiot An awkward conversation is expected between Kepa and the interim boss. “You know how difficult it is for Kepa to be in the dressing room?” Melchiot told ESPN FC. “You used to criticize your coach and that coach came back. And now you have to sit with him, oh my god… I don’t know what Kepa is going to do? ” Don’t talk about your coach in public. always speak directly You might see him again.”
Kepa was used as the No.1 goalkeeper during the Potter era with Mendy unable to play much in 2023 due to injury. Senegal national team goalkeeper Returned. As a substitute in the game in which the Blue Lions were drawn against Liverpool on Tuesday. He could put Lampard in a dilemma when choosing someone to stand guard.