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PremierLeague-News.Com - After struggling defensively in 2019/20, this campaign has been a lot better defensively for Chelsea

Premier league news Frank Lampard's two most trusted Chelsea players have emerged Last spor news

PremierLeague-News.Com - After struggling defensively in 2019/20, this campaign has been a lot better defensively for Chelsea

Premier league news Frank Lampard's two most trusted Chelsea players have emerged Last spor news
13 January 2021 - 09:30

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Kurt Zouma has established himself as one of Frank Lampard’s most trusted players this season having secured the status of first choice centre back partner to Thiago Silva following the Brazilian’s arrival at Chelsea in the summer. That was demonstrated by the manager picking Zouma to play in the FA Cup tie against Morecambe on Sunday when Lampard needed a result to slightly ease the pressure that has been building on his position after a run of one win in six Premier League games. The French defender was entrusted to partner Antonio Rudiger at the heart of the Blues defence that kept a clean sheet in the 4-0 victory as Chelsea set up a fourth round tie against Luton Town of the Championship in a couple of weeks time. Lampard has five centre backs currently at his disposal, a number that he wants to cut down in the January transfer window, but Zouma is firmly the manager’s first choice alongside Silva for the foreseeable future. The Blues have kept six clean sheets so far this season in the Premier League, Zouma has played in five of them and partnered Silva in all five, the only exception being when the Brazilian missed the 2-0 win at Newcastle. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now After Chelsea’s defensive struggles in 2019/20 in Lampard’s first season as manager when the Blues conceded 54 goals which was by far the worst in the top ten of the standings, they have improved drastically this season to this point. The French defender has opened up on his partnership with Silva, who arrived on a one-year deal as a free transfer from Paris St Germain but is likely to extend that stay further. Zouma told Chelsea’s official website : “He’s a very calm guy. He has got experience. He knows the game very well. “He has won a lot of trophies. His positioning is always good defensively when we don’t have the ball, and with the ball he can find passes. Read More Related Articles Frank Lampard receives double injury boost ahead of Fulham vs Chelsea Read More Related Articles 'Successor to Thiago Silva' - Chelsea fans react as Etham Ampadu stars in Sheffield United win “He is also a leader in the team, so there are many things to learn off him.” Loan spells at Stoke City and Everton helped Zouma settle into life in the Premier League before heading back to Stamford Bridge to establish himself as a first team player with 2020/21 arguably being a real breakthrough campaign for the 26-year-old, who has his peak and prime years still ahead of him. “Air Zouma” has also scored four goals so far this season, already three more than he managed in the entirety of the last campaign as he has become a huge weapon for Chelsea from set pieces. Not that Zouma seems to be fussed by it as, at the end of the day, it is more about protecting his own goal rather than netting at the other end. Sign up to our Chelsea newsletter for the latest transfer news In each football.

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. You won't miss a single thing when it comes to Chelsea. We'll also send special newsletters when big stories break or there's a special event happening. And with the January transfer window now open there's plenty of content to get your teeth into. How do you sign up? It's easy and only takes seconds. Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article - or any article on the Chelsea section of football.london in fact - labelled 'Get the biggest daily stories by email' and click 'Subscribe'. And that's it, you're all set. If you decide later that you no longer wish to receive the emails, simply follow the unsubscribe link in one of the newsletters - but we don't think you'll want to. For more details, click here. “There is nothing special really,” Zouma added of his newfound goalscoring prowess. “I feel more confident in myself. The technical staff put more confidence and trust in me. Now when there is a corner I know I can score and have the feeling 100 per cent I can make a difference. “Also, the guy who takes the set-piece is trying to look for me a bit more. It’s about determination, motivation and confidence.”

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Premier league news Frank Lampard's two most trusted Chelsea players have emerged Last spor news


Premier league news Frank Lampard's two most trusted Chelsea players have emerged Last spor news


Premier league news Frank Lampard's two most trusted Chelsea players have emerged Last spor news


Premier league news Frank Lampard's two most trusted Chelsea players have emerged Last spor news

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