Lampard reveals bad news for the rest of the season

Browse By

Lampard reveals bad news for the rest of the season

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has revealed that N’Golo Kante is likely to out for the remainder of the season. after further injury

Kante was out of sight for eight months before returning to the field in April. Later had to undergo hamstring surgery.

But Kante had to miss the last game as Chelsea drew 2-2 at home to Nottingham Forest on Saturday. After injuring his groin during training.

“We lost N’Golo in training yesterday. He felt something in his groin. So he’s probably a few more weeks and we know what that means,’ said Lampard.

Lampard add in his post-match press conference: “Kante is not fit. He hurt his groin in training yesterday. will need to recuperate for 2-3 weeks.”

Chelsea have just three Premier League games remaining, with the final game of the season at home to Newcastle United on May 28.

Kante’s current contract is due to expire at the end of the season. But it is report. That the 32-year-old footballer is close to reaching a new contract agreement.

Chelsea appoint Lampard to take charge until the end of the season

The 44-year-old former England midfielder was chosen by Chelsea to return to manage his old team again. With a temporary contract until the end of the season. After earlier this week. It was just announced the dismissal of Graham Potter after performing poorly. Despite having just appoint to manage the team in September 2022 

The reason why Chelsea’s co-owner Todd Bohly allow Lampard to help the team with a contract until the end of this season was. Because Lampard was a legendary player on the team. Including having previously managed Chelsea during July 2019 to January 2021