Kepa Arrizabalaga: Frank Lampard set to offload under-performing Chelsea star

Kepa Arrizabalaga: Frank Lampard set to offload under-performing Chelsea star

- Kepa Arizzibalaga could be sold at the end of the season after recording unconvincing performances

- Reports claim Frank Lampard is set to make Willy Caballero his number one until the end of the campaign

- Caballero was in goal for the Blues in their 2-2 draw against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium

Kepa Arrizabalaga could be on his way out of Chelsea as reports claim Frank Lamaprd is in the market for a new shot-stopper in the summer.

According to news media outlet Cope, the Spaniard could have played his last game for the Blues after Willy Caballero took his place in the 2-2 draw against Leicester City.

It is understood Kepa would leave the club if he is being preferred as second choice at Stamford Bridge.

The former Athletic Bilbao shot-stopper has come under huge criticisms with his form of late from fans and pundits.

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And the 25-year-old has let in 32 goals in 24 league matches, his latest flop was letting Newcastle score a 90th minute winner.

And Lampard decided Caballero will be in between the sticks against Leicester and the Argentine looks to remain first choice until the end of the season.

It understood that Burnley's Nick Pope and Crystal Palace's Vicente Guaita are top on the list of Lampard's choices for next campaign.

But Caballero is confident he has all it takes to convince the Blues to make him remain number one.

“The day before the game we trained and I was with the starting XI.

“It was a difficult moment for Kepa, for the team, and we respect very well each other. Also for the boss it was really tough.

“He told me just to be confident. It was a difficult decision from him, but I just had to take it and enjoy. It was very honest, the message from him.

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“We’ll see what they want to do and I’ll just keep showing that I can play and be in the starting XI for the next game,” Caballero told Chelsea’s official website.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho's Tottenham got the better of Man City and it was the Portuguese's sixth victory over Pep Guardiola in his managerial career.

But the contest was marred with controversies especially when Raheem Sterling was not sent off after a second bookable offence.

The Englishman was earlier shown a yellow card for a dangerous tackle on Dele Alli before taking a dive after Hugo Lloris saved Ilkay Gundogan's penalty.

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