Announcing a deal for Ajax ace Hakim Ziyech back in February, last month the Blues confirmed the arrival of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig in a big-money move.
That won’t be the end of their business, however, as the head coach still needs to add a couple more additions in key areas of the pitch.
Bundesliga stars Jadon Sancho and Kai Havertz have been talked about as Chelsea look to strengthen their attack, with Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell possibly the man to come in and solve the left-back issue.
There’s also one player currently in SW6 Lampard is intent on signing up for next campaign.
Willian’s contract expires at the conclusion of the season and he is on course to bring an end to his seven years in the capital.
Agreeing on new terms has so far proved to be problematic given the fact he turns 32 in August and the Blues have a contract policy in place where they only offer players over the age of 30 a one-year deal.
Amid talk of move across London to join either Arsenal or Tottenham, Lampard opened up on the current situation regarding the attacker on Friday when speaking to the press.
“I haven’t given up hope on it,” he admitted. “The club is still in discussions with him. We want him to stay at the club.
“But I also appreciate the fact that this contract for Willian is a big deal for him because of his age and where he’s at. I’ve been there before myself and I respect that.
“But the way he’s playing at the minute shows his worth to the squad and the group and it’s something that I hope we can get to.
“Whatever way with Willian he’s been a great servant to the club and if we can get it I will be happy.
“If not I will certainly wish him well because I’ve got a lot of time for him as a player. In the short-term we can see what he’s doing for us. It’s ongoing.”
Willian has proved since the Premier League restart just how key he is to the Blues with four goals in five games, including his latest from the penalty spot in Saturday’s convincing 3-0 win over Watford.
In fact, his record since the start of March has been excellent as he has netted six goals and registered two assists from seven matches.
Lampard certainly cannot afford to lose those numbers from his starting XI and the player has not let him down at a time when some managers may have started planning for the coming years due to the player’s contract situation.
The boss is building a team for the future at Stamford Bridge at present but one thing his young players require is an experienced head to guide them and show them the way.
With Cesar Azpilicueta and Olivier Giroud signed up for next season, the Blues must ensure Willian does exactly the same as he still has a key role to play in west London whether he’s involved in the starting XI or not.
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Of course there is going to be a time in the future where the likes of Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic and Reece James make the step up and become the experienced members of the squad, but for now it’s imperative that Willian and Giroud stick around and help the Blues keep on progressing.
The sticking point at present in terms of Willian’s contract is the length of the deal, with the Brazilian after three years and the Blues only offering him two.
Someone is going to have to budge at some point if there is to be an agreement, and that could potentially be Marina Granovskaia and Chelsea going on his current form.
Willian has proved since the restart that he still has a major part to play in the capital and the club need to do all they can to ensure that he remains instead of leaving and strengthening a rival team in the process.