Hello and welcome to this afternoon’s press conference blog as Frank Lampard looks ahead to Chelsea’s FA Cup third round clash with Morecambe.
The fixture has become a must-win game for Lampard. Pressure has been increasing on the Blues boss over the past month, with his side having claimed victory in just one of their last six Premier League matches.
It is a run that has resulted in Chelsea slipping to ninth in the top flight and speculation mounting over Lampard’s future.
Sunday’s meeting with the League Two side at Stamford Bridge is the ideal opportunity to boost confidence and give Lampard breathing space.
Several academy youngsters are also set to be involved with several first-team stars expected to be given the weekend off.
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