‘Chelsea are always in the market for a striker’ – Flo expects rumours but says Werner & Abraham can play together

By | January 15, 2021
‘Chelsea are always in the market for a striker’ – Flo expects rumours but says Werner & Abraham can play together

‘Chelsea are at all times available in the market for a striker’ – Flo expects rumours however says Werner & Abraham can play collectively

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The previous Blues frontman believes Frank Lampard already has choices on his books at Stamford Bridge that can permit his aspect to be extra harmful

Chelsea will “at all times look to be available in the market for a striker”, says Tore Andre Flo, however the former Blues ahead believes Frank Lampard has sufficient firepower at his disposal and will look to make use of Tammy Abraham and Timo Werner in tandem.

At current, these at Stamford Bride are favouring a system that entails a lone frontman supported by large attackers and deep-lying playmakers.

That strategy permits Lampard to get lots of his big-hitters into the identical beginning XI, however a tactical tweak may very well be on the playing cards because the Premier League heavyweights scratch round for consistency.

Extra motion within the switch market has been mooted, with Olivier Giroud being linked with a transfer elsewhere as a doable substitute for him is available in, and Flo just isn’t stunned by the hypothesis.

The ex-Blues star, who hit 50 objectives for the membership, instructed Bookmakers.co.uk: “There are loads of rumours and it’s onerous to touch upon them till they turn out to be extra than simply rumours. However a membership like Chelsea will at all times look to be available in the market for a striker.”

Flo, who was with Chelsea between 1997 and 2000, added on the potential for Lampard to make use of Werner and Abraham as a strike pairing: “I feel they will work collectively.

“I don’t suppose they’ve fairly discovered the appropriate rhythm to maximise a partnership simply but, however I feel they will do – there’s extra to return.

“As a striker you want objectives and at last Werner discovered the online once more and hopefully that may instil confidence and he’ll proceed to attain.

“He’s greater than able to doing nicely within the league, it’s nearly getting just a few objectives and getting that confidence up.”

Chelsea want to seek out inspiration from someplace, having struggled for type domestically of late, with strain constructing on Lampard as he appears to be like to place an expensively-assembled squad in competition for main honours.

Flo mentioned: “Sure, the outcomes have most likely not been nearly as good as we might have favored currently, it’s been up and down, however it’s such an odd season – we’ve seen many golf equipment doing rather well after which all of the sudden fall, and vice versa.

“Chelsea aren’t any completely different and I actually hope that Frank will get the entire season to show himself and keep on to construct what I feel generally is a excellent workforce.

“I feel the purpose must be to get a Champions League place for subsequent season, so a top-four end could be a hit.

“It appears to be like unlikely that Chelsea will win the league, until they go on a very good run and others stumble, so I feel realistically one other top-four end could be an excellent end result.

“They may additionally go far within the Champions League as nicely which might be actually vital for the membership and likewise for the followers.

“A run in Europe may actually present that the membership is on its manner again to former glories.”

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