Ross Barkley thinks Frank Lampard‘s callous desire to win prizes can offer Chelsea the edge in the FA Cup
The England midfielder’s strike beat Leicester 1-0 on Sunday to establish a semi-final tie with Manchester United.
Lampard won the competition 4 times as a player with Chelsea and they are looking for a ninth win in general.
And Barkley, who won the FA Cup with the Blues in 2018, feels the manager will continue to press the players.
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He stated: “It’s the mindset of the club and the gaffer considering that he’s beenback He wishes to win every game and it’s a trophy.
” Chelsea are an enormous club, we win prizes every year and everybody’s inspired with every FA Cup game.
“Even before the lockdown we had big results against big sides and since we’ve been back we beat Man City in the week and at Leicester, against an excellent side, we won the game. It’s given us confidence and hopefully we continue with it.”
It was Barkley’s 3rd FA Cup goal of the season and simply his 4th of the campaign.
Ross Barkley (left) battles for the ball with Leicester’s Dennis Praet in the FA Cup quarter-final tie at the King Power Arena.
He is yet to score in the Premier League, with Chelsea 4th, however thinks having the club’s 211-goal record scorer as manager the goals will come.
“The gaffer encourages it, he likes the midfielders getting into the box,’ he told the club’s official site. ” In training every day, with repeating of getting here in the box, he motivates that and offers us pointers.
“In this game it paid off for me and any midfielder that plays for us that gets in the box will get goals.”
Leicester stay a point ahead of Chelsea in the Premier League however have failed to win considering that returning following the imposed break due to the fact that of the coronavirus pandemic.
James Maddison is an injury doubt for Leicester ahead of their journey to Everton on Wednesday.
The Foxes go to Everton on Wednesday, with James Maddison a doubt with a hip injury, and Demarai Gray understands they need to get back on track.
“We’re in a great position in the Premier League. It’s important we just maintain it, stay focused, and try and stay up there and get higher if we can,” the winger informed lcfc.com.
” There’s constantly a game around the corner now and we’re all going to be utilized. We have actually got great squad depth, so ideally we can get 3 points there and get some momentum.
“We’re in a great position in the Premier League. It’s important we just maintain it, stay focused, and try and stay up there and get higher if we can.”