Chelsea morning news: Assistant urges stars to copy Lampard, Torres scores

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A round up of news stories this morning about Chelsea.

Chelsea assistant Steve Holland has used Frank Lampard as inspiration for the squad players likely to play against Bolton this evening.

Lampard scored against the Blues for Manchester City last weekend but remains a legend at Stamford Bridge.

“When Frank Lampard played in the Capital One Cup against League Two opposition and League One opposition, he played the game as though it was the World Cup final. Maybe that’s why he has had the career he has had,” Holland told the press.

Fernando Torres scored his first goal for AC Milan in their 2-2 draw against Empoli.

Torres was notorious for having a poor scoring rate during his spell at the Blues after a £50 million move from Liverpool.

He signed for AC Milan on an initial two month loan deal earlier in the summer.

Torres said after the game that he’d swap his goal for a win to aid AC Milan’s form and position.

“I am happy for the goal, but I would gladly exchange it for three points. The important thing for a forward is that the side creates chances to score goals. The rest doesn’t count much,” he told Milan Channel.

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