Chelsea boss Frank Lampard named a surprise Chelsea line-up for our last game before the winter break as he dropped Kepa Arrizabalaga for the game against Leicester City.
Willy Caballero was preferred in goal for the first time in the Premier League this season, and ahead of the upcoming game against Manchester United, the Blues boss remained tight-lipped on who would be in goal against United.
“The reaction from Kepa has been good as I’d expect, training hard, head down,” Lampard said in his press conference this afternoon.
“I haven’t had lots of conversations with him this week and it’ll be a decision for me to make. I’ve decided but you’ll have to wait to find out.
“It doesn’t matter how you came to the club, what age you are, what part of your career you’re at. If it did, then I’d have to pick the whole team on how much they cost and it can’t be that way. All the players know that.
“It’s all about how you train every day and how you play on match day. I have to have that competition within the squad.”
However, it’s expected that Kepa Arrizabalaga will be in goal on Monday night as Lampard hopes he gets back to his best ahead of upcoming games against Tottenham and Bayern Munich.