Lampard confirms two Chelsea players will miss Watford clash

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Chelsea will play host to Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday night, and it’s a must win game for the Blues after losing to West Ham on Wednesday.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has given update on his squad ahead of this weekend’s game at the Bridge.

In his press conference ahead of the game, Lampard admitted that he would be without Fikayo Tomori and Mateo Kovacic through injury.

Tomori hasn’t been available since the season’s resumption and Lampard assured that he’d back in training next week. Kovacic hurt his Achilles in the game against the Hammers and Lampard has revealed that he’d miss Chelsea’s next two games.

“Fikayo is still not fit,” said Lampard. “He’s hopefully going to be training with us somewhere through next week. He’s doing a lot of work but in terms of the last bit to get him on the training pitch, it’s been tough.

“Kovacic is going to be out of this game. He hurt his Achilles during the West Ham game and will miss this one, possibly the next one after that but hopefully it won’t be too long after that.”

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