How Jorginho has reinvented himself as Frank Lampard’s Chelsea ‘driver’ - football

How Jorginho has reinvented himself as Frank Lampard’s Chelsea ‘driver’



Frank Lampard has encouraged Jorginho to play with greater freedom at Chelsea this season (Picture: Getty)
Chelsea under Sarri were a team renowned for their possession-orientated style, having on average 60 per cent of the ball in the Premier League last season – a total only bettered by Manchester City who had 64 per cent. Jorginho was fundamental to that, attempting more passes than any other player in the division.
A frequent criticism of Sarri and by association Jorginho was that Chelsea were passing for passing sake. Too often there wasn’t enough penetration and Lampard has attempted to rectify that by quickening up Chelsea’s build-up play and encouraging his midfielders to look forward earlier.
Although Chelsea still averages more possession than their opponents, their focus has switched from attempting to drag opponents out of position through patient ball retention to looking to counter on them quickly by sending passes forward with greater urgency. More: Chelsea FCHow Jorginho has reinvented himself as Frank Lampard's Chelsea 'driver'Zidane sends message to Hazard after Chelsea hero scores first Real Madrid goalHow Christian Pulisic has reacted to being sidelined by Frank Lampard at Chelsea
After seven games, Chelsea’s possession rate has dropped to 54 per cent, lower than six other clubs in the Premier League. Jorginho’s passes per game rate also demonstrates the shift in style, as he has gone from attempting 84.3 pass...
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