Everything at Chelsea is presently “on the up” consistent with former Arsenal forward Charlie Nicholas.
Frank Lampard has chosen to usher in many young players with very little Premier League expertise, partially because of the club’s current transfer ban.
Chelsea hosts an urban center nowadays (3 pm) trying to find their 1st home win of the season within the league, and Nicholas is expecting goals.
“The young stars square measure shining bright at Chelsea,” he told Sky Sports when predicting a 3-1 home win. “They got an opportunity against Grimsby and Callum Hudson-Odoi got a brand-new contract, contend and scored too, so everything looks to be on the up.
“But you have to remember that they lost their last Premier League game, are mid-table so far and you don’t know what will happen next. “Graham Potter had a great start to the season and was in a bubble but reality has hit.
Leandro Trossard is injured, Anthony Knockaert has gone and that they haven’t got the breadth any longer. “Tammy Abraham’s pace is going to be an excessive amount of for them here.”
Lampard also handed a debut to right-back Reece James on Wednesday, who was delighted to score in the 7-1 victory. After the fixture, James spoke of his time at the Blues and named his current manager Lampard collectively of his heroes.
Branislav Ivanovic has backed his former club to come back to the highest of the Premier League, but only when Roman Abramovich returns to Stamford Bridge. Abramovich hasn’t been a gift at the bowl in recent months as he battles with the UK government over his visa.
Ivanovic is certain that the club needs its owner back involved in everyday proceedings in order to return to success. “This could be a new Chelsea team,” Ivanovic told FourFourTwo. “When I used to be young I supported the club and still do currently,” James said.
“I researched Didier Drogba, John Terry, Lampard. They were the main three leaders. “It helped drive the team long ago after I was a bit child. “They were all winners, that was mirrored within the trophies they won.”