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'Transfer ban a blessing in disguise for Lampard' - Bridge hopes Chelsea keep promoting young players

The Blues will be able to spend again next year, but a former Stamford Bridge full-back feels the focus should remain on giving youth a chance

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has been urged to avoid the temptation to splash the cash when the club’s transfer embargo ends next summer by former Blues defender Wayne Bridge.

Lampard was appointed Chelsea boss in June after just one season of managerial experience at Derby, with his former Stamford Bridge team-mate Bridge telling Goal the club would be wise to stick with their policy of promoting homegrown talent after a successful start to the campaign.