Chelsea rejected the chance to sign Solomon Rondon as a replacement for Oliver Giroud.
The Pensioners whose transfer ban was overrule by the court of Arbitration for sport after serving half of the ban in summer failed to sign players this January, despite the competition in the top four races.
The Londoner’s produced a valuable point against Leicester City in a 2-2 draw away from home.
It was a flawed display at the King Power Stadium with two goals set-pieces- and two brilliant headers from Antonio Rudiger.
Chelsea will be playing Manchester United and Tottenham ahead of their Champion League Meetings against Bayern Munich in the Champion League.
The Londoner’s who currently occupy the 4th position in the Premier League table will need to beat the Red Devils and Tottenham if they still want to hold the fourth position.
The match against Leicester City shows some of the players will have to improve in their performances if they want to play in European competition next season.
Frank Lampard sees his team as a Top Four“ underdog’’ but hope they can improve their performance.
Frank Lampard made some changes by dropping the out- of- form Kepa Arrizabalaga and Willian.
Caballero end up making a huge error to put Leicester ahead in the match, The Argentine keeper run out of position to track Ricardo, the Portuguese lay a long cross to Ben who puts through the ball from close range.
But Chelsea fans were all smile when Rudiger rescued them from another defeat with a decisive header.
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Meanwhile, the Chelsea manager trusted in his player’s abilities so much and chose not to sign new players – a defender scoring two goals is a sign that Chelsea are in dire need of a striker.
Frank Lampard continues to start Mason Mount despite the decline in his ability. The England midfielder has not been impressive in all league matches.
Mount is not the only player’s found wanting in the team right now, the likes of Tammy Abraham, Callum Hudson-Odio and Ross Barkley are running out-of form.
Tammy was on- fire at the beginning of the season especially when Chelsea won six matches in a roll.
However, the England striker only goal in last previous five matches was against Arsenal in the Premier League.
The striker was labeled weak and sluggish by some Chelsea fans. Afterward, he shows this weakness when he fell down cheaply in a one-on –one encounter with Soyuncu in yesterday’s match- same event occur against Newcastle in the Premier League, the 21-years-old lost a goal sluggishly after dribbling the keeper.
If Lampard had signed a striker this January, the burden on Tammy will be reduced, the England international need rest for him to get his career inclined.
Frank Lampard who doesn’t trust Michy Batshuayi and Oliver Giroud have no choice than to use them despite their inability to produce the result required.
Tammy Abraham was named in the starting line-up despite sustaining an injury in the last match against Arsenal.
If Tammy declined form continues, Chelsea might end the season finishing below the top four.