Frank Lampard speaks about Chelsea's Fikayo Tomori's FIFA 20 complaint

Fikayo Tomori of Chelsea during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Chelsea FC and Valencia CF at Stamford Bridge on September 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Chelsea youngster Fikayo Tomori has suggested that he should have a higher pace rating on FIFA 20.

Frank Lampard of Chelsea during the Carabao Cup Round of 16 match between Chelsea FC and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on October 30, 2019 in London, England.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has told Football London that Fikayo Tomori is absolutely rapid, but he should not be too concerned about his FIFA ratings.

Chelsea defender Tomori expressed his displeasure after he was given a slower rating for pace than teammate Callum Hudson-Odoi on FIFA 20.

But Lampard thinks that the best way to go about changing his stats on the game would be to continue to perform to a high level.

“Tomori is fast. He's very fast. I'm not sure about clearing it up,” Lampard said when asked whether Tomori is faster than Hudson-Odoi.

“I remember Fifa cards when I was about 37 and my pace was 35 - so I was slower than my age, which is really strange.

 

“I had to take those rankings with a pinch of salt, so should Tomori. He should show it in every game, which he has done so far.”

Tomori has excelled in Chelsea’s defence after being given an opportunity by Lampard this season.

The youngster was widely expected to have a back-up role to play, but with both Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger out injured he has had to be called upon.

Fikayo Tomori of Chelsea FC (29) brings down Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United (24) during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on October...

Tomori has looked at home in Chelsea’s first-team, and may just have carved out a place for himself now.

Rudiger and Christensen are both edging closer to full fitness, but it may be that Lampard sticks by Tomori even when he has all his options available.

Tomori will almost certainly feature for Chelsea at the weekend, when they take on bottom of the table Watford.

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