Lampard confirms Chelsea fans will see two new signings against Barnsley

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has confirmed Chelsea summer signings Ben Chilwell and Thiago Silva are available for selection in Chelsea’s Carabao Cup tie against Barnsley on Wednesday.

Both defenders have missed the start of the new season due to injuries and lack of fitness but the duo are now ready to be involved in Lampard’s plans going forward.

However Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech will be unavailable for selection against Barnsley.

“He is in the squad tomorrow,” Lampard said of Silva, who turned 36 on Tuesday. “He is getting fit and will make a decision on how many minutes he gets.

“Chilwell is in the squad tomorrow and Christian and Hakim Ziyech are getting closer as well.”

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