Lampard Feeling Strange Chelsea Selling Nemanja Matic
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has criticized the sale of Nemanja Matic from his former club to Manchester United this summer. He said this after the Blues lost to Arsenal in a Community Shield match at Wembley Stadium on Sunday (06/08/2017).
Lampard rate, sales of Matic does not make sense. According to him, Matic is an important component of the success of Chelsea won the Premier League last season.
“It is very strange to see Matic sold to Manchester United,” said Lampard.
Lampard said duo Matic and N’Golo Kante in Chelsea’s midfield last season had an irreplaceable role. This makes Chelsea’s attack even more frightening.
“Matic makes Chelsea wingback free to attack and Matic also makes Pedro and Willian have the freedom to build an attack,” added Lampard.
In the transfer market this summer, Chelsea bought Tiemou Bakayoko from AS Monaco who staying digadang as a substitute Matic in midfield.
Chelsea’s top scorer throughout history also admits the Blues still need additional players to face the 2017-2018 season.
Chelsea bought Matic from Benfica in January 2014. Over at Stamford Bridge, the 29-year-old Serbian appeared in 154 competitive matches with seven goals and 20 assists.