Saturday , March 6 2021

Jamie Redknapp offends Chelsea’s transfer policy claiming ‘candy store boy’

Jamie Redknapp slammed Chelsea’s transfer policy, branding similar to “a kid in a candy store”.

This comes after the Blues continued their shitty form in the Premier League after a 2-0 defeat to Leicester on Tuesday night.

Frank Lampard is under tremendous pressure as the sack towers over him.

The Foxes did an easy job for Chelsea at King Power Stadium, reaching the top of the Premier League with goals from Wilfred Nadidi and James Madison.

The Londoners resigned from a fifth league loss in eight games with the squad looking more dispersed than ever.

This is not what Roman Abramovich predicted after Fritz spent more than £ 220 million in the summer on new players.

Frank Lampard, the Chelsea boss, is under tremendous pressure from the Blues

But Redknapp criticized Chelsea’s transfer policy as well as expensive imports for not doing enough.

He said on Sky Sports: “You bring in a lot of new players, it’s like you’re a kid in a candy store, you have all the players but who do you pick and where do you play them?

“Players coming in from another country, you hope they reach the ground.

“[Kai] Howard and [Timo] Werner simply does not. They were two star signings, they had a hard time.

“There are one or two things I look at and it will upset Frank the most because he was as diligent an actor as I have ever seen.

“But one or two of them are a little soft.

Timo Werner had a hard time at Chelsea

“You never want to be labeled as a soft team, one that doesn’t want enough, that doesn’t work hard, wins individual battles.

“It could come down to confidence, but I’m looking at this team right now and there are one or two of them who are doing enough and they just can’t play enough for Chelsea.”

The Blues beat Lawton Town in the next round of the FA Cup on Sunday, but it remains to be seen whether Lampard will be in charge or not.

There are options to get into, like Thomas Tuchel and Massimiliano Allegri, while Julian Naglesman has also been linked with the Stamford Bridge role.

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