Mateo Kovacich: Chelsea star begs Lampard to teach him how to score

Mateo Kovacich: Chelsea star begs Lampard to teach him how to score

Chelsea star Mateo Kovacich has mocked himself by pleading with new boss Frank Lampard to teach him how to net after going 894 days without a goal.

According to UK Sun report, the Croatian midfielder, who recently completed a permanent switch from Real Madrid to Chelsea netted last on January 29, 2017, in Los Blancos 3-0 victory over Real Sociedad.

Since that time, other Chelsea central midfielder that also include forgot man Danny Drinkwater, has found the back of the net at least once.

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England star Ruben Loftus-Cheek is top on the log with ten goals, while the others like N'Golo Kante, Ross Barkley, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Jorginho have also recorded their names on the scorers chart.

And with pre-season training now on, the 25-year-old Kovacic has confessed he is seeking help from his new boss - who netted a club record 209 goals for Chelsea – to help him add goalscoring to his game.

“I’m looking forward to working with [Lampard] a lot - he was an amazing player and he showed last season that he is a good coach as well.

“I’m looking forward to learning how to score from him because he scored quite a lot and me not so much last season.

“I’m maybe not exactly the same type of midfielder as he was but he had some strong abilities, especially scoring goals.

“He was a hard worker so I’m looking forward to being better in this aspect, in working hard, fighting on the pitch and scoring goals,” noted Kovacic, who was quick to add that he is working tirelessly with Lampard at pre-season to be ready for the 2019-20 campaign.

“[Last year] was my first year so it was very difficult but I think I did well.

“It could have been even better but we won a trophy, which is always important, and we finished third.

"It’s important to rest well because we had a tough season with a lot of ups and downs.

"We were tired physically and mentally but now we are ready and preparing to have a great season.

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“I’m looking forward to working hard - I’m enjoying it but already it’s been very tough. I’ve never had such a hard start.

“The coach has said how important it will be to work hard and prepare for a long and tough season,” the Croatian summed up.

Earlier, reported that Cesar Azpilicueta has insisted that everyone loves Frank Lampard, newly appointed Chelsea manager Frank Lampard.

The Spain international also stated that himself and the rest of the senior members of the squad are ready to help develop academy players coming through.

Azpilicueta who was Lampard's teammate between 2012 and 2014 is hoping to give his best for the boss. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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