Lampard sanctions new deal for Chelsea defender

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 15/01/2020

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has sanctioned the move to offer starlet Reece James a new deal at the Stamford Bridge.

Lampard recommended the defender for a contract extension after his brilliant display in the first half of the season for Chelsea

James is tipped to be a future star at the Stamford following his decent performance since his return to Chelsea from his loan spell Wigan. 

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The right-back has scored two goals and laid two assists for the Blues this season and his performance is rated high by Lampard.

The 20-year-old is one of the best crossers of the ball in the Premier League a weapon Chelsea is relying on to wreak havoc in opponent's defence.

James has been likely to former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder David Beckham.