Frank Lampard names one area new Chelsea boss must improve after 4-1 Man United defeat

Chelsea’s nightmare season continued at Old Trafford with another heavy defeat that leaves more questions than answers.

Chelsea comfortably lost to Manchester United at Old Trafford in a true season-to-forget for the Blues who are on track to end this campaign outside the top 10 in the Premier League table.

Lampard named Chelsea’s youngest-ever Premier League line-up at Old Trafford but even that was overshadowed by the nature of the 4-1 defeat with Manchester United totally dominant in the final third while Chelsea looked like a team that can’t wait for the season to end.

When Lampard took over it looked like the perfect opportunity for him to try and restore life in his managerial career- but just one win and one draw in 10 games has dampened spirits at the club and raised questions about his managerial skills with Chelsea showing little signs of improvement under the 44-year-old.

Chelsea are heading for their worst league finish since 1994 and the end of the campaign cant’s come soon enough, the arrival of Mauricio Pochettino, cannot come quickly enough.

Lampard who will now leave the club after the game against Newcastle this weekend says stability is what everyone needs and the lack of it has affected form and results.

He told reporters: “I don’t want to throw a blanket because there are some individuals that done quite well tonight and will improve and will get better.

“There isn’t a huge stability in the team and in the squad. Whereas players in previous years have come in and had time to find their own way, now they’ve time to come on and make a difference and it’s not easy. There’s a lot to it rather than to say it’s not good enough. Of course results for Chelsea this season. Not good enough.”

If there was a positive from the game at Old Trafford was the performance of left-back Lewis Hall who was outstanding up and down the left side of the pitch.