‘Willian Has Been Our Best Player’ Says Lampard
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has reserved special praise for the performances of Brazilian winger Willian recently.
While Chelsea’s youngsters like Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori have taken the headlines, Willian has been an experienced head.
His contribution has not gone unnoticed by his manager, speaking in the wake of Sunday’s 4-1 win over Southampton at St. Mary’s.
“The balance at the moment is good. It’s nice for me, it’s great to coach because the young players want to improve all the time, but you have to mention the experienced players around them.
“Willian was the standout today, without a doubt. If you wanted to show our wingers what we want from them, we would show them a video of his work ethic today, and his quality and burst of pace on the ball.
“In the last four or five games he has been our best player. It’s a great thing to say when you have got players who are examples on the pitch around these young boys.”