Bayern dismantled all international clubs in the Champions League and won the title. But Chelsea has already prepared for the coming season – and is the club that could attack Munich.
With Michael Ballack, Marko Marin and Leroy Sané, several Bundesliga players have switched to the Premier League in the past. Next season, national player Timo Werner will also appear in the English league for Chelsea – and Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz has also changed. probably shortly before. Chelsea’s turn to Parisian international Thiago Silva, offensive all-rounder Hakim Ziyech (25), was also drawn ashore.
Something is emerging at Stamford Bridge. The “Blues”, last season fourth in the Premier League, are preparing for the national competition and the Champions League.
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Bayern a role model for Chelsea?
This season, the Lampard-Elf recently failed significantly in Bayern. These are currently the benchmark of all things international. Bayern Munich won all eleven games of the past Champions League season and rightly secured the title. The great FC Barcelona had no chance in the 2: 8 dismantling in the quarterfinals. And Olympique Lyon (0: 3) and PSG (0: 1) were left behind against Munich.
Bayern as the benchmark for all things – and a role model for Chelsea? The island’s team under coach Lampard relies, just like Bayern, on young and especially fast players. Timo Werner has already joined the “Blues”, Kai Havertz will follow soon. Two young and national players who were also the focus of FC Bayern.
Chelsea and Bayern: Alphonso Davies from Munich (r.) In a duel with Hudson Odoi from Chelsea. (Source: Review photo / image images)
Havertz would be the perfect match
The attacking midfielder Havertz would perfectly complement Lampard’s team with his speed and scoring danger. Whether on the wings or in the center, Havertz is one of the most outstanding attacking players in Europe despite his young age.
With Tammy Abraham, Michy Batshuayi, Timo Werner and veteran Olivier Giroud, Chelsea already have top players, but Havertz would be the perfect addition to this attacking quartet.
Mourinho was initially skeptical of Lampard
Coach Frank Lampard recently said: “The fact that we have managed to get the club back to the Champions League is a great achievement for the club.” The success is also due to Lampard, who took over the club as coach in July 2019.
At the time, his fellow coach José Mourinho said of the all-time record scorer at Chelsea: “I love him. I will be forever grateful to him for what he has given me as a player. It also gives him a lot of confidence from the fans. Chelsea, a club that has fired a record number of coaches. “When Lampard arrived, the club struggled with a transfer ban and was dependent on its own youth. A move that talents like striker Abraham have repaid in gates.
An important international role
And an achievement that Hansi Flick of Bavaria also recognizes. At a press conference about Lampard: “He’s doing great. The way they played football. You can give him a huge compliment.”
Flick initially had many skeptics at Bayern, as did Lampard. But the success earned both coaches respect – also from the players. Timo Werner said in “Dailymail” about his new coach: “He was the main reason for the change. We talked a lot about the system, me as a player and what suits me. He not only told me what he thought of expects me as a player, but also wants to help me. “
Chelsea is therefore building a team that could play an important role internationally in the future and is doing what Bayern does: rely on experienced players and promote young talent.