The head coach “Chelsea” Frank Lampard a conflict with the leadership of the club because of the situation with the goalkeeper Cepoi Arrizabalaga, reports the Daily Mirror.
This season, the 25-year-old Basque does not show stable game. In the end, after a draw in the home Derby against Arsenal (2:2) patience of the coaching staff, Chelsea broke and the skipper lost his place in the starting lineup on Saturday’s match of the English Premier League against the “Lester” (1:1) to protect against Chelsea came out for the second number Willy Caballero.
Lampard has finally lost faith in Arrizabalaga coming summer and want to get a new goalkeeper. The head of the list for Frank replacement Kep are Nick Pope from “Burnley” and Vicente Guaita from the “crystal Palace”.
However, Lampard does not support the management of the club. Executive Director of “Chelsea” and the right hand of club owner Roman Abramovich Marina Granovskaya Rada does not wish Frank to sell Arrizabalaga. And discontent the lady is understandable.
Marina Granovskaya and Frank Lampard
We will remind, in the summer of 2018 “retired” urgently looking for a replacement for the departed to real Madrid Thibaut Courtois. The choice fell on a young Arrizabalaga, making him the most expensive goalkeeper in the world, paying Athletic as compensation 71.6 million pounds.
It is quite obvious that the club from Stamford bridge, in the case of the sale of CEPI, could do it only with great loss.
The “Chelsea” believes that Lampard rushed in their conclusions about the first team.
The upcoming match Premier League against “Manchester United”, which will be held on February 17, can give the answer, did the withdrawal of Lampard in a dispute with Granovsky, and will Arrizabalaga reason for starting a new “Trojan war”.