- Wolves vs Chelsea is a few days closer but the Blues boss, Frank Lampard, could miss the services of up to eight players
- The Stamford Bridge dwellers are currently sitting 11th on the standings
- Up to eight players are facing a race against time to be fully fit ahead of their next league match with Wolves
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, could miss the services of up to eight players when his side returns to action on Saturday, September 14.
Lampard has endured a difficult start to life as Chelsea manager, collecting a single victory in the club's four matches of the new season.
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The woeful form has seen the West London side sit 11th on the log with five points, a resounding seven points behind leaders Liverpool.
This Saturday clash could present Lampard with the perfect chance to find their way into the mid-table as the new campaign gains momentum.
However, the plot could suffer a massive set-back, with Lampard now staring at a massive injury crisis that could see a host of his first team players sidelined.
Left-back Emerson Palmieri is the latest addition to the growing list of injured players after limping off with a hamstring injury just eight minutes into Italy's match with Finland.
English pair of Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi are long-term absentees, with the latter expected to make a return at the end of September.
Frenchman N'Golo Kante is nursing an ankle injury that has dogged his season.
Antonio Rudiger and Pedro are the only players closing in on a return, but this weekend could be too soon for the duo. Mateo Kovacic has an Achilles injury and is battling to be fit.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Tammy Abraham, Chelsea striker, has revealed the pitifully experience he passed through on social media after failing to convert a penalty in the UEFA Super Cup against Liverpool.
According to Metro citing CNN report, the 21-year-old forward admitted that his mum was left in a very bad mood, no thanks to the abuses on Twitter.
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