Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is weighing up whether to start the mouthwatering quartet of Hakim Ziyech, Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic and Timo Werner together for the first time against struggling Burnley.
Wednesday’s 4-0 win over FK Krasnodar was just the third time all four players were on the pitch at the same time.
Lampard has not chosen to start them all from the beginning of a match so far this season but the visit to Burnley could be an ideal time.
Ziyech scored his first goal for the club against Krasnodar and was instrumental in their impressive display.
Hakim Ziyech playing a starring role in a fine Chelsea victory
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“He was really good last night, especially considering it was his first start in months,” Lampard said on Thursday.
“When we brought Hakim into the club it was because I’d watched him a lot and we’d played against them [Ajax] the year before so I knew his qualities.
Predicted Chelsea line-up vs Burnley
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“He’s a winger that gives us real width but also gives us the clever movements when he comes off the line.
“He can really produce important assist passes or break-the-line passes which he takes on that maybe other players don’t so he brings us something certainly different to what we have in terms of style.”
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