Edouard Mendy will not take part in Chelsea’s Premier League clash with Southampton this weekend. The Blues’ summer-signing picked up a thigh injury while away on international duty with Senegal.

Which leaves Lampard with either Willy Caballero or Kepa Arrizabalaga in goal.

Frank Lampard has refused to say whether Cabellero or Arrizabalaga would start instead.

Edouard Mendy

Edouard Mendy is most likely to face a two-week spell on the sidelines.

But it remains to see who will take his place at Stamford Bridge.

“Edouard Mendy won’t be fit for the tomorrow match, we hope it won’t be too long,” Frank Lampard confirmed.

Lampard refused to pick between his two keepers when he was asked who will be a feature in Edouard Mendy’s place?

Saying: ” I’ll make that decision myself for Tomorrow.”

The injury blow comes after Mendy made a promising start to his Chelsea career.

Keeping their first clean sheet of the season in a victory over Crystal Palace on his debut.

Edouard Mendy said: I feel strong, confident, and also good.

“During your career sometimes you have to live moments like this,” Kepa said on international duty for Spain

Frank Lampard wasn’t ready to confirm if goals Kepa Arrizabalaga would start for Chelsea against Southampton.

There are hopes the 28-year-old will be fit enough to return for the club’s Champions League opener against Sevilla On Tuesday.

Ziyech ready for Chelsea Debut against Southampton but Edouard Mendy, Thiago Silva  will miss out

Ziyech, who arrived at Stamford Bridge from Ajax Amsterdam in the close season.

Has recovered from a knee injury that ruled out of the start of the Campaign.

Lampard hopes Ziyech’s playmaking ability could bring the best out of him to this Champions League.

Lampard will be without his new goalkeeper Edouard Mendy during the match with Southampton

Chelsea hopes to make it back to back wins in the Champions League when they face Southampton. Following the 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace before the International break.

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