Thierry Henry backs £15m man Ross Barkley to emulate club legend Frank Lampard at Chelsea: 'I think he has the quality to do that... Antonio Conte will teach him how to reach another level'
Thierry Henry has backed Chelsea's £15million January signing Ross Barkley to go on to emulate club legend Frank Lampard.
Barkley moved to Stamford Bridge for a cut-price fee this month from his boyhood club Everton after spending eight years at the club.
His move has divided opinions but former Arsenal striker Henry is confident Barkley well be a success.
Henry even went on to claim the England midfielder has the tools to replicate what Lampard achieved at Stamford Bridge.
That is certainly high praise, considering the number of accolades Lampard holds at Chelsea.
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