Kai Havertz seems to be like an ‘academy participant’ at Chelsea and Frank Lampard shall be sacked if outcomes don’t enhance rapidly.
That is the view of former Tottenham midfielder Jamie O’Hara, who believes Lampard shall be dismissed regardless of his standing as a Stamford Bridge legend as a result of cut-throat nature of Blues proprietor Roman Abramovich.
Germany worldwide Havertz – amongst different new signings – has struggled since his transfer from Bayer Leverkusen final summer season, scoring only one purpose and including two assists in 16 Premier League outings.
His newest poor show got here at Leicester on Tuesday because the Blues misplaced 2-Zero on the King Energy Stadium – a end result which has put boss Lampard below severe stress at Stamford Bridge.
And talking on the talkSPORT Breakfast, O’Hara mentioned Lampard will know all to properly that he faces the sack given he represented quite a few Blues managers throughout his enjoying days.
“The stress is on,” started O’Hara, “as a result of he’s introduced in a number of the greatest gamers in Europe and it hasn’t fairly labored.
“The gamers clearly need to put within the performances on the pitch, and so they’re not doing it.
“Timo Werner simply doesn’t seem like the participant he was at Leipzig; he can’t end, his contact is off and he doesn’t look sharp.
“Havertz has are available and he’s enjoying like an academy participant!
“Whenever you usher in a participant for £70million you count on issues to occur immediately.
“I really feel for him, however on the finish of the day it’s Chelsea Soccer Membership and he’s been there and completed it, and seen managers come and go, so he can’t count on a special run simply because he’s Frank Lampard and a membership legend.
“He has to get outcomes as [the board] gained’t take too many defeats.”