Harry Redknapp has claimed that dismissed nephew, Frank Lampard, was solely ‘loopy loopy’ when signing certainly one of Chelsea’s many summer season signatures.
The Blues embarked on an enormous spending spree earlier than the new season started, with Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Hakim Ziyech, Edouard Mendy, Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr all rising at Stamford Bridge.
However after a brilliant start to the marketing campaign, Lampard was proven the door after the FA Cup victory over Luton.
Roman Abramovich made the robust name to dismiss the Blues legend, changing Thomas Tuchel.
However Redknapp recommended that Chilwell, who was purchased from Leicester, was the one player Lampard pushed to sign.
Redknapp wrote in his column for The Solar: “Anybody who thinks the manager who’s answerable for the big cash signatures lately has the wrong thought of fashionable football. That is not the way it works anymore.
“As of late it is largely the head of recruitment. Which means you rely on another person’s judgment.
“Chelsea took a fortune on new players and as a manager you might be under strain – not solely to play them – however for them to be an on the spot success.
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“Once they’re not, like the 2 Germans Timo Werner and Kai Havertz, then the buck stops with the puzzle.
“However I am positive Frank will not be the one behind all of the signatures Chelsea has made.
“I say the one one he was loopy about was Ben Chilwell. That is how loopy the sport has change into. ”
Tuchel’s first sport in command of the Blues led to a 0-0 draw with Wolves midweek, with the Stamford Bridge outfit back in motion against Burnley on Sunday.
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