Ben Chilwell, a £50million signing from Leicester last summer, has had an excellent first season at Stamford Bridge.
The 24-year-old left-back established himself as a pivotal player, especially in term of goal contributions, and he already set up seven assists and three goals this season for Chelsea.
The Englishman, who has been featured in every Premier League game that he was available for under Lampard, briefly facing a spell on the sidelines under Thomas Tuchel.
But quickly established himself as one of the first names on the German manager’s team-sheet, by produced a big impression in Chelsea’s most important matches in recent weeks.
He scored in Chelsea’s 2-0 win over FC Porto in Uefa Champions League quarter-final first-leg before set up Timo Werner for a crucial winner at West Ham last weekend.
Most goal contributions for Chelsea this season:— ExpectedChelsea (@ExpectedChelsea) April 24, 2021
21 – Timo Werner (11G, 10A)
16 – Tammy Abraham (12G, 4A)
14 – Mason Mount (8G, 6A)
12 – Kai Havertz (6G, 6A)
11 – Olivier Giroud (11G, 0A)
10 – Ben Chilwell (3G, 7A)
10 – Callum Hudson-Odoi (5G, 5A) pic.twitter.com/sSJAdoll7o
Chilwell is amongst Chelsea’s players that contributing in term of goals and assists this season, despite the England full-back has been in and out since the German coach replaced Lampard at the helm in January.
The 24-year-old has been left on the bench in six of the 12 league outings under Tuchel, who has rotated him with the experienced Marcos Alonso.