Chelsea supervisor Frank Lampard says beginning the brand new Premier League season on Sept. 12 is too early and his avid gamers run the chance of maintaining accidents given the quick turnaround between campaigns.
Chelsea path Bayern Munich 3-Zero heading into the second one leg in their Champions League last-16 tie on Saturday and even supposing they fail to conquer the deficit Lampard’s facet may have little over a month to get well ahead of the brand new season starts.
“I am guessing we will be told when we start and that will be dependent on how we go against Bayern,” Lampard instructed British media on Sunday. “It is not ideal if we carry on against Bayern – the players need to be given a break to play at the level and the quality product that the Premier League is. Even in a worst-case scenario, we don’t go through against Bayern, the 12th feels too early for me for the players to start playing again.”
Cesar Azpilicueta, Christian Pulisic, and Pedro picked up accidents all the way through Chelsea’s 2-1 defeat via Arsenal within the FA Cup ultimate and Lampard fears different avid gamers may meet a an identical destiny.
“The players need a break. That is why we have pulled two hamstrings and had players pull out of the game before this. I would like to think the Premier League would look seriously at that,” he stated.