Lampard confirms the players that won’t play against Liverpool

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has confirmed as many as six Chelsea players will be unavailable for selection against Liverpool on Tuesday.

Tammy Abraham, Andreas Christensen, N’Golo Kante, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Christian Pulisic will be unavailable for selection against Liverpool.

Explaining why Abraham won’t face Liverpool, Lampard said: “He went to Barcelona to get another set of eyes on it, and has come back relatively positive.

“Unfortunately he’s unwell at the moment, he’s off for a couple of days with a bit of a bug, so no update.”

Explaining why Christensen won’t be available to play against Liverpool, Lampard added: “Christensen has a small issue, (which) probably puts him out for tomorrow.”

Lampard also confirmed Loftus-Cheek cheek will play for the U23 team tonight, which rules him out of the game against Liverpool.

“(Ruben) Loftus-Cheek is playing in the U23s tonight,” Lampard added.

Lampard also confirmed Kante, Hudson-Odoi and Pulisic are yet to recover from their various injuries.

“We’ve got no Tammy Abraham, no Christian Pulisic, no Callum Hudson-Odoi and no N’Golo Kante,” Lampard added.

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1 Comment on "Lampard confirms the players that won’t play against Liverpool"

  1. Bennykange | March 4, 2020 at 5:25 pm |

    Lampard u are strong man continue pushing the boys

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