Franck Lampard has revealed that he was won over by the qualities of Morocco international Hakim Ziyech from their first contact, especially his ability to be confident in himself.
While many feared his adaptation, the Atlas Lion surprised. He acclimatized quickly before being forced to sit on the sidelines for several weeks due to a knee injury.
Returning to the Blues, the Moroccan midfielder has made a double difference this week. He first came out in the Champions League against Krasnodar and in the league against Burney on Saturday.
His performance left a mark on his coach, who was full of praise for his Moroccan colt during the lively press conference ahead of the meeting on Friday. For Franck Lampard, Ziyech has a strong personality. “When we signed his contract, I was impressed by his countless qualities, especially his optimism. At Chelsea, we need it.”
“It’s an honor to work with players of this caliber. For us, he remains a great opportunity that we had seized and suddenly becomes an advantage for us. It’s quite remarkable his great qualities during training sessions”, he added.