Frank Lampard admits injury blow for Chelsea midfielder

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that Ruben Loftus-Cheek has suffered a couple of injury setbacks over the past two months and there is no definite date for his return to the playing field. The England international has been out of action since the closing weeks of the previous campaign where he picked up a serious Achilles injury while playing in a charity game for the Blues.

Initially, it was anticipated that he could make his comeback by the end of the year but that seems unlikely to happen with Lampard revealing that the midfielder has suffered a couple of unexpected setbacks along the way, he told: “He’s had a few setbacks over the last two months. He’s not had a new one, but it’s not flying along as much as we would want. It’s not for the want of trying, from everybody and Ruben himself of course. There’s nothing worse than being injured. “But at the moment we’re no closer to him being fit.”
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