Willian lets it out is “somewhat strange” to play under previous partner Frank Lampard at Chelsea however consistently realized he had the characteristics to be an administrator.
The pair played together for one season at Stamford Bridge after Willian joined Chelsea in 2013, with Lampard coming back to west London in the mid-year after an introduction season as chief at Derby.
While Willian lets it be known is odd to be trained by his previous colleague, he isn’t astounded Lampard has stepped into the executives and demanded his ongoing great structure can be credited to the 41-year-old.
“He was a keen player, truly outstanding in his position,” Willian told the club’s site. “A quality player. At the point when you see players like him you can say perhaps, later on, he can turn into an administrator, and he’s here with us!
“It’s somewhat abnormal he is my supervisor now, however, I am exceptionally glad to work with him once more. He has given me the certainty to play. He needs me to be cheerful. A piece of the exhibitions I have had in the past couple of games I need to commit to him.
“He generally says to me ‘I need you to be upbeat’. That is the reason I have been playing like I have been.”
Lampard persevered through a blended beginning to life as Chelsea chief, including a 4-0 opening day destruction to Manchester United, however, he has won praises for his dependence on institute players.
Chelsea are up to fifth in the Premier League after consecutive successes and Willian has commended the “opportunity” Lampard offers his players.
“I think our style of play has helped me, however not just that,” he said. “The opportunity he provides for us is significant also. I don’t need to remain on the correct side. Can move around, can move between the lines and move to one side also.
“I feel great playing along these lines and that is the reason I have been playing better and better. I would like to proceed with like this.”
The Brazilian has won two Premier League titles, a FA Cup, League Cup and Europa League with Chelsea.