Watford boss Zola: Chelsea kid Chalobah can match Lampard

Watford boss Gianfranco Zola is backing Chelsea youngster Nathaniel Chalobah for big things.

Zola sees some parallels between Chalobah and Frank Lampard.

He told BBC Sport: "Frank is more like an offensive midfielder where he gets the ball and he scores important goals.

"Nathaniel can be very offensive, obviously, but we try to give him the structure of more of a holding midfielder, who organises the play from the back.

"He can certainly play in the position that Frank plays but his best, in my opinion, will come playing in front of the defence."

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