Tuchel: Lampard left legacy at club built to win

The challenge for a coveted top-four place is going well with the Blues currently third and six points ahead of fifth-place West Ham with three Premier League games left to play, and seven clear of Liverpool who have a game in hand. In addition, there are of course two massive cup finals to contest, one domestic and the other on the big European stage.

As he faces the climax to the season, Tuchel has acknowledged the contribution from Frank Lampard whom he took over from in January and who started the campaigns in each of those competitions.

‘You can only arrive in the final in FA Cup or the final of the Champions League if you make it through the group stage, and Frank had an amazing record in the group stage of the Champions League, and he won all the FA Cup games that were there to win,’ said Tuchel, ‘so this lays the foundation to arrive in the finals and I will never forget it.

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