Kepa Arrizabalaga made costly mistake but needs support, says Lampard


Chelsea supervisor Frank Lampard says goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga needs improve after the Spaniard’s costly error in Sunday’s 2-Zero defeat by way of Liverpool within the Premier League.

Arrizabalaga changed into the sector’s most costly goalkeeper when he joined Chelsea from Athletic Bilbao for 80 million euros ($94.92 million) in 2018 but has struggled to justify his massive switch price.

He was once at fault for Liverpool’s 2d purpose on Sunday, directing a clearance immediately into the trail of Sadio Mane, who tapped the ball into an empty web.

“With the Kepa situation it’s a clear mistake,” Lampard stated. “A clear mistake that has cost us because at that point we go on to have a penalty which we maybe score.

“Those fine margins change games at this level. We have to keep working, Kepa has to keep working. He has to have support around him, that’s very clear.”

The 25-year-old keeper was once additionally criticized for his position in Brighton and Hove Albion’s purpose on Monday when he failed to prevent Leandro Trossard’s shot from out of doors the world.

“Kepa has to keep working, nobody tries to make mistakes in football, it is the nature of the game. You have to be strong and keep going,” added Lampard, who additionally showed Willy Caballero would get started in purpose in opposition to Barnsley in Wednesday’s League Cup recreation.



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