The Croatia worldwide has impressed below Lampard this season after his mortgage transfer from Real Madrid was made everlasting in the summertime.
But regardless of his glorious shows alongside Jorginho, the 25-year-old midfielder has failed to score in 17 appearances for Chelsea this time period.
‘I think it’s commonplace for gamers coming from a international league to the Premier League to have a interval of settling in,’ mentioned Lampard.
‘And I feel with Kovacic I assumed there have been some actually good indicators and positives from him final 12 months. The truth he was altering out and in of the group isn’t straightforward, I get that.
‘And now as a supervisor I get that even more. I do assume he feels at dwelling now.
‘Not that I knew how he was final 12 months however his persona shines by means of within the group.
‘He’s a really likeable character with a pleasant robust aspect to him, by way of how I see him on the pitch and off the pitch. He’s a extremely good participant.
‘He’s now signed to the membership, I get that that may make somebody really feel completely satisfied, and he’s been enjoying very well.’
Asked if he desires Kovacic to score more, Lampard replied: ‘Yes. I do and he does.
‘The high quality he has proven in huge elements this season, and I feel the pure development is goals and we’re engaged on that one.
‘You might see a big smile if he scores, not just from me but from the group because we know he has the quality to score and that will be the next step.’