Frank Lampard reveals the “problem” he had with Engoro Cante in Chelsea – Soccer Sports

Frank Lampard says the only problem with Engoro Cante in Chelsea was to keep players from running too much in training.

Lampard was fired in January and replaced by Thomas Tuchel after working with Kante for 18 months at Stamford Bridge.

Kanté suffered a hamstring injury during his first campaign at Lampard’s club, but since his recovery, the French have once again established themselves as an important part of Chelsea’s midfield.

Lampard describes Kante’s contribution as “valuable” and argues that the only downside to managing a midfielder is that he must put more effort into it during a training session.

“When I arrived in Chelsea, everyone relied on him, so he stopped playing regularly for several seasons. He got injured and took me to my first season. He missed him very much, “Lampard told BBC Sport.

“He’s a big game player, so I miss N’Golo seriously in big games. Nobody wants to play him because of the attributes he has.

“In these big games, finals and tournament football, players like N’Golo are invaluable.

“The main reason he is the best destructor in the world because he is so good. When I say destructor, I’m talking about getting the ball back. Tight to get the ball back in his expectations. Having the speed to get close distances, his main attribute to me is destruction, leaving an area for the ball to be regained.

“I think the old-fashioned holding midfielder was sitting in front of the back four, but Makele did it well for Chelsea many years ago.

“But he has more in his game. Looking at the distance he approaches to get closer to a person, its acceleration and speed, it’s special to him and it’s very It’s unique.

“I was asked a lot of it [about playing him as a strict defensive midfielder]I felt he had a lot more attributes than that, so I kept him down by saying, “Just sit there.”

“We need to allow Engoro to move with the ball. He can find a pass. I don’t think people recognize his achievements. His close control in a small area too. Wonderful.

“He can do multiple jobs at the same time. He makes the people around him better and he helps everyone.” He is exactly the way you expect from the outside, what It’s not an act either. He’s very humble, very quiet, and doesn’t want a lot of conversation.

“The problem I found with him above all was that you trained every day and tried to keep him in training because you untied him in the opposite session, and you can do him because he can. You just have to try to pull back that output into everything he does.

“He’s amazing, he’s exactly what you see from the outside.”

– Soccer Sports

Frank Lampard reveals the “problem” he had with Engoro Cante in Chelsea Frank Lampard reveals the “problem” he had with Engoro Cante in Chelsea

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