Chelsea news: Wonderkid to follow in Tomori’s footsteps, lineup vs Nottingham Forest

It is match day for Chelsea and It is a break from Premier League action this weekend as they take on Championship side Nottingham Forest in the third round of the FA Cup.

Chelsea’s first game of 2020 ended in a 1-1 draw when a spectacular late goal from Brighton and Hove Albion cancelled out Cesar Axpilicueta’s first half strike.

That adds to a run of inconsistent Premier League results and performances in recent weeks, meaning that Chelsea may be happy to be in cup action and take a break from the league.

Lampard has some big decisions on his starting lineup ahead of the game, but while you wait, take a look at the latest news from Stamford Bridge over the last 24 hours.

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Lampard’s reaction after Brighton draw

The 1-1 draw with Brighton was ultimately a disappointing result for Chelsea and Frank Lampard.

The Blues will look to bounce back from the late equaliser by making it to the fourth round of the FA Cup, but what was Lampard’s immediate reaction following the game?

Assistant manager Jody Morris has given the details on the atmosphere inside of the dressing room.

See what he said here .

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Fans’ starting XI

There has been much speculation over who may or may not start for Chelsea against Nottingham Forest.

With there likely to be changes to the starting lineup, fans have had their say on the team that they would pick for the match.

See what that team looks like here .

Tariq Lamptey dribbles forward on his Chelsea debut away to Arsenal.
(Image: Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

 

The next academy star to break through

Chelsea have received lots of praise for the way they have given academy graduates chance in the first team this season.

Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount, Fikayo Tomori and Reece James are four of the main players to have made the step up to the first team during the first…