DAVID LUIZ admits Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver glory at Chelsea.
The Blues won their second pre-season game in Ireland on Saturday — 4-0 against St Patrick’s.
Brazilian defender Luiz, whose side now face Kawasaki Frontale in Japan on Friday, said: “If you keep winning titles, this is good. In the last years, we’ve changed coach but still won things.
“Now, we have a different coach with a new philosophy. But in the end it is the same thing: you play for a big club and a big club has to win.
“Everyone knows Lamps is a legend. It was a pleasure to work with him as a player and it’s a pleasure to work with him as a coach now. When you play with a player like Lamps, he is a leader anyway so he is still leading the team now in a different place.
“He cannot run any more and cannot score goals any more but he’s still a leader.
“The squad is good enough, with the experienced players, the talented players, the young players . . .
“We just lost a big, big name, a legend of the club, in Eden Hazard but we have many players who can do the job.”
Blues defender Luiz is also a major supporter of his old boss Maurizio Sarri — and hopes he is a massive success at Juventus.
Sarri took Chelsea to third place in the Prem and delivered Europa League victory.
He added: “Sarri is a great coach, a great person, and for ever I am going to be thankful for him and I am going to support him.
“In the end he got what he deserved, his first title as a coach. It was unbelievable to see him look at the medal at the end of the Europa League. I just wish him all the best.”
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