Weekend Picks : Loftus Cheek is like a new signing for Chelsea


The England International is back in action for the Blues after a lengthy lay off on the sidelines due to injury. and would be the exact boost Lampard would need in his Midfield.

Though, Loftus-Cheek has struggled to find his identity as a player with different managers using him in a different positions. He has been a striker, winger, No.10, No.8 and a defensive midfielder.

But Lampard would gladly welcome the academy graduate, who may be urgently need in a midfield that seems to be already loosing steam. with the likes of Kante, Mason Mount and Odio already dropping form.

Before his injury, he created a chance every 62.6 minutes in the Premier League, up from one every 75.3 minutes.

His dribble success rate in the league rose from 51.4 per cent to 60% after he gained that match rhythm. There was also a slight increase in the number of shots he was getting away.