Lampard picks out ‘sharp’ Chelsea star, bemoans familiar problem

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was “particularly pleased” for Callum Hudson-Odoi in the Blues’ 2-0 win over Nottingham Forest, but insists his side should have pushed on and scored more.

Hudson-Odoi opened the scoring early on for the home side, cutting in from the right and firing into the bottom corner, and looked somewhere close to the form that had him touted as one of Europe’s hottest prospects at the end of last season. Read more

Lampard explains key reason for Chelsea’s failure to win

Frank Lampard admits Brighton were “better” than Chelsea in their 1-1 draw but thinks his side could have won if they had been more ruthless in front of goal.

Alireza Jahanbakhsh’s acrobatic finish punished Frank Lampard’s wasteful Chelsea who wound up fortunate to avoid defeat, with Kepa Arrizabalaga denying Neal Maupay late on. Read more

Lampard keen to see Chelsea youngster sign new deal

Frank Lampard hopes academy product Tariq Lamptey will feel enough “love” from his stunning debut at Arsenal to sign a new Chelsea contract.

Full-back Lamptey impressed off the bench in Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League win at Arsenal, replacing Fikayo Tomori as the Blues battled to find the right tactical balance. Read more

Potter explains why he has been impressed by Lampard

Brighton head coach Graham Potter continues to be impressed by Frank Lampard ahead of doing battle with him and Chelsea on New Year’s Day.

The pair faced off last season in the Championship when they were in charge of Swansea and Derby respectively and also earlier this campaign at Stamford Bridge. Read more