Lampard says more to come as Chelsea looks to bridge the gap

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard feels a couple of strong signings in the transfer window could see his side bridge the gap with Liverpool and Manchester City.

Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard looks on during Chelsea's 3-1 win over Manchester United in the FA Cup semifinal on Sunday.   -  Reuters

Chelsea fans can expect more from the London club in the transfer market as it looks to bridge the gap with Liverpool and Manchester City next season, manager Frank Lampard has said.

Chelsea has sealed deals for Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech and Germany forward Timo Werner, and has been linked with a move for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz as it rebuilds its squad following a close-season transfer ban last year.

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Lampard's side is third in the Premier League with 63 points, 30 points adrift of champion Liverpool, but can seal a Champions League berth by winning its two remaining league games.

With an FA Cup final against Arsenal on the horizon, Lampard believes Chelsea has a lot to look forward to.

“With what we do in the summer, there will be more to come,” Lampard said. “We want to win the final. We want to close the gap.”

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“We are working towards something. It doesn't come easy. We have seen that with other teams in recent years. It is step by step. We have shown lots of good stuff this year.

“Three games won't define the progress we have made but we are at the business end,” he added.