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Jose Mourinho praises Frank Lampard but reveals major concern over his Chelsea side

Frank Lampard's Chelsea are currently third in the Premier League table
’s Chelsea are at the moment third within the desk (Picture: Getty)

Jose Mourinho has praised the work of Frank Lampard after Chelsea recorded their sixth straight victory within the Premier League with a 2-Zero win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Lampard’s vibrant younger side have recovered beautifully from the 4-Zero defeat they suffered in opposition to Manchester United at Old Trafford on the opening weekend of the marketing campaign and are at the moment thrid within the desk, eight factors behind present leaders Liverpool.

Youngsters Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Reece James have thrived underneath Lampard’s stewardship, whereas the likes of Jorginho, Willian and Cesar Azpilicueta are having fun with new leases of life having struggled underneath Maurizio Sarri’s regime.

Despite their sensational kind, Mourinho is apprehensive about how Chelsea will carry out within the heavyweight contests this season given their stable league kind has been punctuated by worrying leads to the cup competitions.

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He informed Sky Sports: ‘In the first weekend I was worried and I’m nonetheless apprehensive with the massive matches. I feel improbable work. The youngsters coming into the staff are becoming amazingly properly with the highest class gamers like Willian and Kante.

Christian Pulisic scored Chelsea's second goal in Saturday's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace
Christian Pulisic scored Chelsea’s second objective in Saturday’s 2-Zero win over Crystal Palace (Picture: Getty)

‘I feel actually, actually nice work by Frank. But, they misplaced twice in opposition to United, they misplaced in opposition to Liverpool at dwelling.

‘They conceded four goals against Ajax and I’m very, very curious to see Chelsea within the subsequent match on the Etihad.

‘I’m curious to see in the event that they discovered that nice empathy between the nice soccer they play and the pragmatism that the highest groups will need to have to play in opposition to prime groups.

‘When they find that I think they have a great team for the future. I don’t consider in them to complete prime two, but I consider very significantly for them to complete prime 4.’

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