Frank Lampard drafts new signings Edouard Mendy and Ben Chilwell into the Chelsea squad for Tuesday’s EFL Cup clash with Tottenham but does not reveal if they will start the game
- Chelsea fought back from 3-0 down to 3-3 against West Brom on Saturday
- Frank Lampard’s side are yet to gel with host of new signings still bedding in
- New goalkeeper Edouard Mendy is available to start against Tottenham
- Ben Chilwell came on against West Brom but could have full debut on Tuesday
The manager has been hearted by the way his new £22m stopper has settled in and trained so far.
Frank Lampard spoke on Monday afternoon after the 3-3 draw with West Brom on Saturday
Edouard Mendy is in line for his Chelsea debut having had some time to settle in and train
Ben Chilwell came off the bench against West Brom but could make his first start on Tuesday
And Ben Chilwell, who joined the Stamford Bridge club from Leicester is also available for his full debut having come off the bench against West Brom in the 3-3 draw on Saturday.
The Blues were rattled as they went 3-0 down against Slaven Bilic’s side at the Hawthorns but showed character to come back and grab a point late on through Tammy Abraham.
Lampard said: ‘They were clear individual mistakes, you can’t hide from them. The players held their hands up. We have to take it on the chin. The positive we got a point from that position, but of course we wanted more.’
Thiago Silva was culpable for one of the mistakes that led to a West Brom goal
The manager is looking for his new signings to gel after an underwhelming start to the season
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