Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/14/13
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard admits he is concerned about a potential drop in standards at the club. Following a tumultuous season which saw Roberto Di Matteo sacked, Chelsea sit third in the Premier League, some 14 points behind leaders Manchester United. Although there has been widespread vitriol from the Stamford Bridge terraces towards Di Matteo's temporary replacement Rafael Benitez, Chelsea's league form has improved in the league of late, with the shock defeat to QPR the only blot on the Spaniard's copybook over the last month in terms of league results. Yet Lampard, who has helped Chelsea win three league titles, four FA Cups and one Champions League during his 11 years at the club, is not content at being overshadowed by the two Manchester giants who now rule the roost. During his stint at Stamford Bridge, Lampard has finished outside the top two on four occasions and he wants to see his beloved club challenging for at least second place this term. "That's where th...
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