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Frank Lampard insists Mason Mount is still a big part of his Stamford Bridge plans

Frank Lampard insists he has complete faith in Mason Mount, despite hauling the England star off at half-time in Chelsea’s FA Cup win at Leicester.

The Blues boss substituted Mount, Reece James and Billy Gilmour midway through Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final.

However, Lampard has moved to throw his backing behind Mount, insisting that tactical change will not affect his long-term thinking.

“Mason wouldn’t have been happy to come off at half-time,” said Lampard.

“But it should be a case of not being happy that evening and then getting straight back to it afterwards, because he knows how much I trust in him and he works brilliantly every day.

“And when I say Mason, I mean Billy (Gilmour) and Reece (James) in the same breath because they show similar attitude.

0:32 Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard says he could have made more than the three substitutions he made at half time of their 1-0 win against Leicester in the FA Cup.

Chelsea head coach Frank…