West Brom vs Chelsea: Lampard speaks on beginning Mendy forward of Kepa in EPL conflict

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has confirmed that the membership’s new goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, must wait to make his debut for the Blues given the Senegalese worldwide has barely skilled forward of his aspect’s Premier League conflict with West Brom on Saturday night on the Hawthorns Stadium.

Mendy formally joined Chelsea on Thursday from Rennes.

The 28-year-old is anticipated to compete with Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga at Stamford Bridge.

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“To start out tomorrow isn’t going to occur,” Lampard mentioned at his pre-match press convention on Friday when requested about Mendy’s probabilities of changing Kepa within the crew in opposition to West Brom.

“He has had an extended week and probably not skilled.

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“He flew in yesterday, and it’s too tight of a turnaround to start out.”

Lampard added: “I haven’t spoken to him, however I’ll have a dialog with him and Caballero in 24 hours or so.

“There’s good competitors between them.”

Chelsea head to the sport after defeating Barnsley 6-Zero within the Carabao Cup third-round tie on Wednesday.

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