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Lampard’s two favourites

during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on February 25, 2017 in London, England.

Frank Lampard said his two favourite team-mates at Chelsea were Didier Drogba and John Terry

The 39-year-old picked his former captain and the Ivorian marksman as players he enjoyed playing together with, GOAL reports.

Lampard, Drogba and Terry all had fantastic careers at Stamford Bridge, as the three had spent years together in London.

They led Chelsea to their first UEFA Champions League trophy back in 2012, after coming in as second bests in 2008.

When Lampard was asked about who was his favourite team-mate, the former England international couldn’t choose only one.

The 39-year-old icon picked the former Blues’ captain John Terry and the famous, once lethal striker Didier Drogba.

“I always say Didier Drogba and John Terry [were my favourite to play alongside], for different reasons so it’s like a double-headed answer really,” Lampard told Copa90.

The former midfielder claimed Terry’s ability on the ball was underrated, despite being a centre-back.

“John, I wouldn’t say he’s underrated because everyone appreciates how good he was, but I think he’s underrated on the ball, how good he was,” he added.

When it came to Drogba, Lampard said the striker turned into an animal and became fearless ahead of big games.

“Didier for me was amazing, to have him in your team in a final, you felt Didier in the dressing room before a big game that it was a different Didier, he was like an animal.”

“His preparation, the intensity in his eyes and then he always produced,” Lampard praised the African striker.

The famous trio spent 8 years together in London, as Drogba left the club first in 2012, before Lampard departed in 2014. The last one to leave was the captain John Terry, he departed in 2017.

Drogba continued his career in Shanghai, Lampard moved to Premier League giants Manchester City and Terry continued his career at Aston Villa after leaving the Blues.