Chelsea are some way off Liverpool in the Premier League title race.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have launched a freakish assault on the league trophy after 30 years without lifting England’s top flight trophy.
They have taken 73 points from a possible 75 this season, with a solitary draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford the only match they have not won.
The Blues, meanwhile, are in fourth place in the table but have been below par this season, conceding 34 goals in 25 games as they bid to seal another season of Champions League football.
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Frank Lampard was hamstrung by the inability to bring in players in the summer transfer window, but the club also failed to sign anyone in the January window, despite Lampard’s wish to bring in a striker.
However, a crop of talented young players including the likes of Tammy Abraham and Reece James among others are helping to lead the charge.
But one former Chelsea star says they cannot rely on the young stars to win a Premier League title, and believes the club has to fully back Frank Lampard in the transfer market if they want to feature in title races over the coming years.
“Chelsea are quite a way from winning the Premier League,” Frank Sinclair told GentingBet.
“The better question though is, how far is everybody off Liverpool at the moment? There’s certainly a lot for teams to make up on, and I think there are no signs that Liverpool are not going to get stronger and stronger throughout the next decade maybe.
“Chelsea have a lot of work to do. You can’t just keep bringing young players through, expect them to handle the Premier League and have a realistic chance of winning the Premier League with youngsters.
“I’m comfortable that in the next two or three years they’ll maintain finishing in and around the top four and getting in the…