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Frank Lampard issues update on Mason Mount injury ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Liverpool

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Mason Mount is in contention for Chelsea's clash with Liverpool
is in competition for Chelsea’s clash with Liverpool (Getty Images)

Frank Lampard insists Mason Mount ‘has a chance’ of being chosen for Chelsea’s clash with Liverpool on Sunday.

The 20-year-old was pressured off after simply 16 minutes following a heavy problem from Francis Coquelin in Chelsea’s 1-Zero defeat to Valencia within the Champions League on Tuesday night.

Mount has not suffered ligament injury however was thought-about a significant doubt to be match sufficient for Liverpool’s go to to Stamford Bridge within the this weekend.

Lampard, nevertheless, claims Mount remains to be in competition however admits he is not going to danger the midfielder, who has already scored three Premier League objectives this season.

‘He’s obtained an opportunity, all of us noticed the picture of the sort out made it look actually unhealthy,’ mentioned Lampard.

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Mason Mount was forced off with an ankle injury in Chelsea's defeat to Valencia
Mount was pressured off with an ankle injury in Chelsea’s defeat to Valencia (Getty Images)

‘But hopefully it’s not so unhealthy, we’re making an attempt to get him transferring immediately.

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‘It’s one we’re going to should name simply earlier than the sport with 24 hours within the financial institution.

‘We’re making an attempt, the nice factor with Mason is his angle, which I hold going on about, he’ll give all the things to attempt to get on the market and play for this membership, notably a sport of this dimension.

‘We’ll have each alternative and attempt to get him there.

‘There was a lot of swelling, it didn’t look the perfect.

‘I think some injuries with the ankle, from my experience as well, I’m not a physician, if there’s correct injury there’s not a lot you are able to do.

‘But generally if they’re swollen and also you strap it up old-fashioned you get on the market and it may be accomplished.

‘We won’t take any dangers with him individually, clearly, as a result of there’s a much bigger image, however we’ll do our greatest.’

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