Tammy Abraham of Chelsea again suffers from an ankle injury while cooling off after the Bayern conflict
Tammy Abraham faces another injury-release after harming the same ankle that recently kept him out during the warm-up after the defeat of Bayern Munich
- Frank Lampard is in the most difficult period since he returned to Stamford Bridge
- He is supported by club heads, but can be vulnerable if he does not qualify for Europe
- His concerns increased when Abraham stopped during the warm-up on Tuesday
- It is understood that he damaged the same ankle who saw him missing part of this month
Tammy Abraham faces a new spell on the sidelines after he has exacerbated his recent ankle injury to get more stress on Chelsea manager Frank Lampard.
Lampard is in the middle of his most difficult period since returning to Stamford Bridge as boss in the summer, but retains the support of club heads, although a failure to qualify for next season’s Champions League may make him vulnerable.
And his concern increased yesterday when it appeared that during the cool-down after the loss of the Champions League on Tuesday 3-0, Abraham complained against Bayern Munich and complained about discomfort in his ankle.
Tammy Abraham looks down while sitting on the floor after the 3-0 defeat of Chelsea
He is confronted with another spell on the injury list Sportsmail understands that the striker damaged the same ankle so he missed part of this month and had a series of tests on Wednesday.
Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski, who scored the third goal of his club on Tuesday, is also confronted with a four-week resignation after breaking the tibia at his left knee joint during the match.
England’s international, who came on as a replacement, stopped while cooling off Tuesday’s 3-0 Champions League loss against Bayern Munich and complained about discomfort in his ankle.
The striker, who recently returned from a setback of the ankle, limped in the warm air
Frank Lampard admitted after the collision that he had not seen the apparent setback of Abraham
Sportsmail understands that Abraham has irritated the original ankle injury and has left Lampard anxiously awaiting news about his star attacker.
The 22-year-old underwent a series of tests on Wednesday to determine the extent of the injury – but there are early concerns that he might miss a match of crucial matches, including Chelsea’s crucial FA Cup fifth round collision against Liverpool on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Willian has revealed that talks about a contract extension at Chelsea have stalled.
Meanwhile, Willian has revealed that talks about a contract extension at Chelsea have now stalled
The Brazilian can leave for nothing in the summer when his contract ends and wants a new three-year deal, but Chelsea is only willing to offer him two years.
“Chelsea offered me two years, and they won’t change what they offered,” he revealed.
“I said I wanted three more years. This makes the situation difficult, I really don’t know if it will be possible. “