Former Chelsea star, Joe Cole, has insisted the social club’s former manager, Frank Lampard’s fingerprints are all over the Blues players despite Thomas Tuchel succeeding him lastly Jan.
Cole believes Lampard deserves compliment for the groundwork he did as a Chelsea coach before beingness replaced by Tuchel.
Speaking prior to Chelsea’s FA Loving cup final 1-0 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday, lauded Lampard for bringing through so many exciting youngsters.
“Tuchel has come up in [at Chelsea] and done an unbelievable job,” Cole told the Postal service.
“But you can’t disregard what Frank [Lampard] did – holding the fort during a hard time, getting the social club to a loving cup final lastly yr, getting Champions League when they had lost their best player (Eden Jeopardy).
“He brought in many of these immature players in and lay £200million of talent on the bottom line.
“They were going through a poor spell before in the flavour and that is Chelsea – you know whether you go through a poor spell, you could acquire the sack.
“Frank’s fingerprints will be on this squad, but you have to credit Tuchel – to come up in and have the impact he has had is extraordinary.
“Chelsea is in a really salubrious location at the minute, so I’ m real happy, real confident.”
Chelsea will hope to win some other Champions League title later this month when they face Manchester City in the final on May 29 in Porto.
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