By Adrian Kajumba For Mailonline
Published: 16:19 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 16:20 BST, 10 September 2020
Frank Lampard has warned Chelsea’s stunning summer spree comes with no guarantees and called for some caution following the influx of new faces.
The Blues have been the Premier League’s big spenders during this transfer window, splashing out over £200m to bring in Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell and Kai Havertz.
Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr, who will be loaned out, have joined on free and the signings may not stop there with further interest in goalkeeper Edouard Mendy and West Ham midfielder Declan Rice.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has warned the club's spending doesn't guarantee success
Chelsea finished fourth last season, 33 points off champions Liverpool, and their outlay has ramped up expectations with some considering they should now be challenging for the title.
Lampard said: ‘I understand that and I hope Chelsea fans are excited because I am not going to lie, we have brought in a high level of player that we feel will improve our squad.
‘At the same time, I also know what it takes to win Premier League. I know that as a player and I know when I look around.
‘When you look at the teams that have dominated in recent years, and your eyes are drawn to Liverpool and Manchester City, they are a story that has run over a few years.
Chelsea have spent more than £200million this summer, bringing in the likes of Kai Havertz
‘At their own pace at different times but in terms of recruitment and coaching on the training