ENGLAND – Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has warned Manchester United ahead of Wednesday’s Carabao Cup meeting, stating that “I won’t take this game lightly.”
Lampard was handed a cruel lesson on his competitive debut as Chelsea manager, as the Blues lost 4-0 on the Premier League’s opening day.
However, Chelsea are seven points and three positions above United after 10 games and have now won seven games in a row across all competitions.
Although Lampard hinted he may make changes for the fourth-round tie, he insisted his team will fight for every trophy in his first year at the helm.
“I won’t take this game lightly even if I make changes.
“If players do step out of the line up with a view to the coming weeks, it’s about the big picture. I understand how players are but those who start will give everything.
“[The 4-0 defeat to United] feels a million miles away but I’m not disregarding it. They hurt us four times in a game we played particularly well in,” Lampard told reporters on Tuesday.