Sports Chelsea boss Lampard believes Thiago Silva's leadership can help stop Tottenham stars Kane and Son

06:45  28 november  2020
06:45  28 november  2020 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was delighted with Thiago Silva ’ s impact both on and off the pitch after the Brazilian made his full debut in the 6-0 thrashing of Barnsley. The 36-year-old defender had sat out the first two fixtures of the season due to a lack of match fitness following his move from PSG.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard admits it is only a matter of time before Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min claim one of That record is under severe threat, however, with Kane and Son moving level with Manchester City heroes Sergio Aguero and David Silva and Arsenal greats Thierry

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes Thiago Silva's experience and leadership can help him stop high-flying duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min as Tottenham travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The Spurs front two have 16 Premier League goals between them already this season, which has helped their side claim top spot in the Premier League table.

Still, Chelsea could leapfrog their fiercest rivals with a home win and Lampard thinks his summer signing from PSG will be keen to stop such a potent combination.

"Let’s be fair to Harry Kane, he can probably play against most defenders in world football and give them a problem," Lampard told reporters ahead of the match.

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Chelsea signed Thiago Silva on a free transfer in the summer following his release from PSG. They signed him on a one-year deal but have the option of Chelsea are already planning to exercising that clause after a impressive start. Frank Lampard ' s side has recorded six shut-outs while Silva has

"I don’t want to tempt fate but with Thiago’s qualities, his positioning and his experience, he can deal with these things individually. But as much as that, the influence is what he gives to others around him.

"The major thing when you play against players as clever as Kane and Son is that your concentration levels are absolutely spot on and you have the desire to deal with situations and keep clean sheets. Thiago gives off that.

"His individual talent, yes, but also as a unit, we have to make sure and Thiago is the leader of that unit when you look at the back end of the pitch."

The decision to sign Silva on a free transfer is proving a masterstroke even though he recently turned 36 years old.

The central defender has been an important part of Chelsea's run of six clean sheets in their last eight games which has seen them correct their previous weaknesses at the back.

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Lampard ' s £220m spree gives him a strong squad but Jose' s a proven winner so ahead of But it may be a former star pupil that scuppers Mourinho' s plans, because Frank Lampard ' s Chelsea The presence of Thiago Silva could help with that, but the veteran Brazilian is new to English football The likes of Kane and Son have matured, of course, but they will need to get that monkey off their

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is confident he won’t play into Jose Mourinho’ s hands on the pitch Lampard is more concerned by events on the pitch and believes he has the tools to get the better of “We have to be aware – particularly of a player the level of Harry Kane and the relationship him and

Reports from Italy this week claimed Silva is in talks about renewing his one-year contract, but Lampard dismissed those claims while confirming the club does have an option to extend the deal by one season.

"I've seen the reports and there's an option in his contract that we can look at as the season goes on," he added. "Obviously the way he's playing at the minute, we're really happy and that's the end of it really, I'm surprised it's come out that way."

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Chelsea are expected to wait until 2021 to consider whether to activate the clause or not.

Meanwhile, ahead of their clash on Sunday, both Chelsea and Spurs are being discussed as possible title contenders.

Yet Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho, like Lampard, has played down his team's chances of winning the league. Lampard has agreed with his former manager that it is too soon to be discussing the title race.

"Tottenham at the moment are top of the league," he added. "I think Jose thinks exactly what I think. The quote I was told earlier where he says, ‘We are not really contenders, we have to look at the next game’.

"I think that is the reality for Tottenham and for us because the last two or three seasons don’t lie. The last two or three seasons have Liverpool and City ahead of the rest. As managers, I think we will certainly be jumping the gun to proclaim ourselves as anything at this stage of the season.

"I agree with Jose’s comments. He is saying it from his point of view - looking at the next game - and that is exactly what I am doing."

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