Michael Ballack might not still be at his lethal best but he is certainly performing better this season than he did last time around. The Chelsea midfielder expresses his gladness at having recaptured some of his old form and insists that his partnership with Frank Lampard at the centre of the Chelsea midfield is increasing in strength and efficiency.
It’s getting better from game to game. I had a long injury before and he had one as well.
It looks good at the moment in the last games and I hope it will still be going in the next weeks.
I’m happy with my game at the moment. Everyone wants to play so it’s not easy for the coach.
That is always a point, the balance of the team. Especially in midfield where we have good players – Michael Essien and John Obi Mikel – we have a lot of possibilities. It’s a good squad.
Indeed Chelsea are playing slightly more expansive football than they did under Jose Mourinho although they are not entertaining. But at the end of the season should the Blues gather a couple of trophies, then the Chelsea fans wouldn’t be complaining, would they?