Frank Lampard has been speaking to the media on Friday ahead of Chelsea’s FA Cup clash with Luton this weekend.
Most of the questions though, focused on the coach’s future following speculation that the club were considering his position following this week’s defeat to Leciester.
Here’s what Lampard had to say.
On speculation about his future
“I don’t listen to it. I’m not stupid because I know the pressure with managing in a top job but the talk doesn’t matter to me. My concern is not the pressure on me, I understand how it goes. The pressure needs to be positive on the players. I don’t mind taking it. The players want to get some form back.
On Leicester defeat
“It was definitely slow and sluggish. One of the things that set us out as a team last year, we had energy. It’s a part of the team that I am proud of when I put it out. When I see it not come off, I have to call it out.”
On support from the fans
“Players will always make you a good or bad or in between manager. In terms of the banner, I really appreciate it. I think everyone who knows me or watched me as a player understand how I feel about the club.”
On Luton test
“We lost our last game, we won the one before that and we want to every game. I’ll pick a team to try to get through to the next round.”