Chelsea fans buzzing as Kepa is dropped for Willy Caballero at Leicester

Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has lost his place in the team after a series of poor performances.

Frank Lampard has made the call to drop his No.1, who is still the club’s record signing at £72m.

The Spain international has cost Chelsea in recent games, especially failing to keep out Newcastle’s last-minute winner during January.

Bad games against Arsenal and Everton last month have also resulted in Lampard axing his first-choice shot-stopper.

As a result, experienced 38-year-old Willy Caballero has been drafted in to start away at Leicester today.

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The third-placed Foxes host fourth-placed Chelsea at the King Power Stadium in the Saturday lunchtime kick off.

And fans were delighted to see Kepa absent from the XI following the announcement of Chelsea’s lineup.

Starsport has collected the best responses from supporters on Twitter and listed them below:

“Yeeesssss kepa droppedd”

“Kepa dropped (four starry eyed emojis)”

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”Ffs got so gassed about Kepa being dropped that didn’t see Pedro starting”

”Kepa fans ready to bash caballero if he concedes a goal”

“Kepa in the mud”

“Kepa dropped. Omg”

Kepa Arrizabalaga is on the bench for Chelsea at Leicester
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“Kepa needed to be dropped to reset and start fresh.”

“Keep Kepa on the bench until he improves”

“Bold to drop Kepa Jesus”

“Requires big balls and a big Willy to so something like that”


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