‘He’s still alive?!’ – Chelsea fans shocked to see forgotten man against Nottingham Forest

Frank Lampard has made nine changes for Chelsea in the FA Cup tie against Nottingham Forest this afternoon at Stamford Bridge.

Among them, there is a rare start for Ross Barkley, in what’s been a frustrating season for the England international so far.

The 26-year-old made his last start and appearance for the Blues on October 19, coming off injured in a 1-0 win over Newcastle United.

Having recovered from that, the former Everton man has not had a kick and has struggled to get himself back into the side.

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Mason Mount has been preferred by Lampard, while the midfield three of Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic and N’Golo Kante have started.

For Chelsea fans, seeing Lampard back in the side has certainly come has something of a shock.

Pedro is also in the starting XI, with Andreas Christensen back in the side playing next to Fikayo Tomori.

Meanwhile, Michy Batshuayi starts up front in place of Tammy Abraham, with Olivier Giroud on the bench.