Ruben Loftus-Cheek and five changes Frank Lampard could make for Chelsea’s game vs Norwich City

Frank Lampard is likely to make changes to his Chelsea team after Saturday’s debacle at Sheffield United.

His side were well beaten in South Yorkshire and he didn’t pull any punches in his assessment when speaking about the 3-0 loss to the media after the game.

Looking like a defeat which could cost them in the race for a Champions League spot, the Blues remarkably still remain in third after both Manchester United and Leicester City dropped points.

A win over Norwich City this evening will see the team extend their lead over their rivals once again and it is a must-win game with Liverpool and Wolves to come in their final fixtures.

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While Lampard will no doubt make a couple of alterations here and there due to last Saturday’s defeat, Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United on Sunday could also have an impact on his selection.

But who could come in against the Canaries if he does indeed make changes? takes a look.

Antonio Rudiger for Andreas Christensen

Andreas Christensen didn’t have a good first half at all at Bramall Lane and was duly hooked at the break.

Lampard admitted in his pre-match press conference that the Dane was actually substituted due to injury but he is back in the squad for tonight’s game.

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Regardless of whether he’s injured or not, his first-half performance against the Blades is enough to drop him down to the bench this evening.

Antonio Rudiger, who did make a mistake for the third goal, will be the one to come in if Christensen doesn’t start.

Marcos Alonso for Reece James

Another defensive change could see Marcos Alonso replace Reece James in the side.

The Spaniard did come on at the start of the second half to give the team an extra attacking option as Lampard elected to go with a three-man defence and wing-backs.

James was far from…


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