Frank Lampard admits it has become obvious Chelsea need to strengthen their striking options in January.
The Blues’ manager watched his side dominate possession against Newcastle on Saturday and create 19 goalscoring opportunities.
Martin Dubravka registered a rare clean sheet, however, as a result of some wayward finishing and Isaac Hayden’s injury time winner only compounded Lampard’s misery.
Tammy Abraham has impressed this season, scoring 13 times in his first campaign spearheading the Chelsea attack, but the supporting cast has failed to weigh in with significant contributions.
Lampard has been linked with a January move for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele with both Michy Batshuayi, who replaced Abraham as a late substitute at St James’ Park, and Olivier Giroud likely to be moved on.
‘If we are looking for people to bring in to the areas to win games when you are controlling it, it is scoring goals,’ said a frustrated Lampard after the match.
It was so funny when the teams made 10 corners but scored none and the opponent utilises their chance of having first corner in the die minutes