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Chelsea manager Lampard: I've my own plans for Jorginho

Frank Lampard says he has new ideas for Jorginho's best position.

The Italy international was targeted by supporters last season because former manager Maurizio Sarri preferred to use him in defensive midfield ahead of World Cup winner N'Golo Kante.

But Lampard has suggested he could switch things up with the former Napoli man this season.

He said: "Jorginho became a conversation last year.

"I've been there. As a player, sometimes things are out of your control and the conversation carries on very quickly without you.

"He played in one position and the manager had faith in him and it became something that was talked about, possibly too much.

"But I'm a new manager. I have new ideas. We might be more adaptable in the way we play. I might ask different things of Jorginho, of N'Golo Kante, of Ross Barkley - of anybody.

"I'm not stuck in a conversation from last year. I'm looking at a player who has very much impressed me over the last 10 days."

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