The German striker believes that his underwhelming performances might have played a part in the club’s decision to part ways with their former manager.
was sacked byChelsea
in January after an awful run of results that saw them slip to ninth place on the league table.Timo Werner
, who joined the Blues in the summer transfer window, was not able to reach his best form under Lampard and believes his bad form might have played a part in Lampard's dismissal.
"When you come here to play as a striker and be the man to score the goals, of course, I felt a little bit guilty that I missed so many chances,"
the German striker toldSky Sports
"For the club, for the old manager but also for me because I want to score all the time and as much as I possibly can.
"Of course, if I'd scored four or five more goals maybe the old manager would still be here because we'd maybe have won two or three games more but you can't look too much into the past because there are too many games ahead of us."
Chelsea will play their next Premier League match againstManchester United