EPL: Lampard reacts as Chelsea sign Hakim Ziyech from Ajax

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard says he was happy after the club signed winger, Hakim Ziyech from Ajax.

DAILY POST had reported on Thursday that Chelsea sealed a deal for Ziyech, and the Moroccan international will link up with Frank Lampard’s side at the end of the season.

Speaking on the development, Lampard told Sky Sports on Friday: “Ziyech is a great player, and he came into my eye when we played against Ajax in last season’s UEFA Champions League.

“The Moroccan was one of Ajax’s exceptional players against Tottenham Hotspur.

“I know much about him because we also played against him twice this season in the Champions League.

“He has excellent qualities, a fantastic left foot. He can play behind the striker and from the wings.

“Ziyech is a player we hope can add some creativity in our squad because this term we have struggled to break opponent, so he can score and provide assists, he will bolster our team and bring something different.”

Lampard’s men will tackle United on Monday night in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge.

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