Register Login Scores

FA Cup

Lampard: I Don't See Luiz As Arsenal's Weak Link

Ahead of the FA Cup final on Saturday, Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has explained why he doesn't see David Luiz as a weak link in the Arsenal team.

Read: Fabregas: Pretty Football Alone Won't Win Arteta Trophies

The Blues will renew their London rivalry with Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on Saturday evening, with both sides looking to end the season with a trophy. 

It was Lampard who made the decision to sell Luiz before the start of the season, but the Chelsea manager insists he has a lot of respect for the Brazilian.

When asked if he sees Luiz as a possible weak link, Lampard was qouted as saying by Evening Standard," I certainly haven’t. I have a real respect for David as a team-mate that I played with in the Champions League we won in 2012.

"The bond of that group was huge and David was a big personality and a top player within that.

“When I think about preparing for a game against Arsenal with David in the team, I know how good he can be and what an influence he will have on the team. I look at him that way.”

Read: Mourinho's Transfer Targets Revealed?

Who do you think wil come out on top this evening? Have your say in the comment section below.

comments

Top 5

Real Madrid Transfer Talk: Seven Out, Eight In?

18 May 06, 2021 12:29 PM in LaLiga

Injury Latest: Sirino, Zwane & Two Others

10 May 06, 2021 08:25 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

12 Players Mourinho Wants To Sign

4 May 07, 2021 12:21 PM in Serie A

SAFA Provide Important Update On Ntseki

22 May 06, 2021 09:56 AM in Bafana

New Arrival At Pirates Training

28 May 11, 2021 01:01 PM in Orlando Pirates

Black On Black - Amakhosi Legend Stuns In Latest Polo Fashion Flex

7 May 11, 2021 12:19 PM in Drip, Style & Swag

MMA Superstar McGregor To Buy Premier League Giants?

13 May 10, 2021 02:24 PM in English Premier League

Chiefs Players' Attitudes Under Scrutiny

55 May 09, 2021 11:03 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Mofedi: It Looks Like Lorch Wants To Leave…

73 May 10, 2021 11:26 AM in Orlando Pirates

Downs’ Mkhulise Responds To French Club Reports

12 May 06, 2021 10:56 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Another Exit At Cape Town City

May 06, 2021 01:33 PM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Ex-Chiefs Striker Calls For Patience With Hunt

66 May 06, 2021 12:59 PM in Kaizer Chiefs