Chelsea boss Frank Lampard said he is pleased with the progress made by his team in the Premier League so far this season but has called for further improvement in its quest to become a genuine title contender.
The London side is fifth in the table with 25 points from 14 games, two points behind second-placed Leicester City ahead of Saturday’s trip to local rival Arsenal which has slipped to 15th after a poor start.
“I’m happy, but we always want more as managers,” Lampard told Sky Sports on Thursday.
“The reality is at the start of the season, we had some new players while others were missing, and we lacked a pre-season. Looking at our early results, we saw some good and some not-so-good performances.
“We then went on a good run which saw a lot of improvement, so I’m pretty happy but we want more. We want to be challenging…