Frank Lampard demands more from Tammy Abraham despite his goal in Chelsea’s 4-1 win over Southampton

Frank Lampard shakes hands with Tammy Abraham during Chelsea's win against Southampton
scored his eighth Premier League goal of the season towards Southampton (Picture: AFP)

Frank Lampard has insisted that there’s more to come back from Tammy Abraham despite the striker scoring his ninth goal of the season throughout Chelsea’s 4-1 win over Southampton.

The 21-year-old has been in a wealthy vein of type this season and continued his glorious run in entrance of goal handy Chelsea the lead at St Mary’s with a intelligent lob over Angus Gunn.

Goals from Mason Mount, N’Golo Kante and Michy Batshuayi cancelled out a Danny Ings strike for Southampton to make sure a cushty victory for Lampard’s aspect on the south coast.

Tammy Abraham appeals to the linesman after his shot for Chelsea against Southampton
Abraham’s goal was awarded after goal-line expertise (Picture: Getty)

Although Lampard is adamant that Abraham can nonetheless enhance, he admitted that he has established himself forward of Batshuayi and Olivier Giroud in Chelsea’s striker pecking order



Speaking post-match, Lampard stated: ‘When individuals are in type, that occurs. People have been questioning him, however he isn’t just an unbelievable handful for defenders, he is getting his targets as effectively.

‘I trusted him at first of the season. He additionally has Giroud and Batshuayi there, and he has made the place his personal in the intervening time. I’ll carry on him as a result of I need more.

‘He took a whack on the back of the knee, but he is ok. I think he wanted the applause.’

After spending three seasons on mortgage to Bristol City, Swansea City and Aston Villa, Abraham has lastly been given a chance at Chelsea and he has definitely made probably the most of it.

Frank Lampard celebrates after Chelsea's victory against Southampton
Lampard was delighted with Chelsea’s win towards Southampton at St Mary’s (Picture: PA)

Following his double towards Southampton, Abraham is the joint-leading goalscorer in the Premier League alongside Sergio Aguero and his type has led to a call-up to the England squad.

Abraham credited his teammates for his call-up, saying: ‘It’s been incredible, I give it [the call-up] to my teammates, the supervisor, all of the workers, everybody who has believed in me.

‘I give it to my team, they are always providing me with chances when you play with such great players you always get chances.’