Lampard confirms three of his stars are back for Wolves clash

Lampard confirms three of his stars are back for Wolves clash

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has received a major boost ahead of their clash against Wolves on Saturday, with three of his injured brigade set to return. 

Long-term absentee Antonio Rudiger has made full recovery and will be in contention for selection when they visit Molineux in matchday five. 

The German has been missing in action since April, when he suffered a season-ending injury, but has made a successful recovery and will be in line for selection. 

Speaking on Friday in the prematch address, Lampard further revealed that Pedro Rodriguez and Matteo Kovacic will be returning, having missed the club's last match. 

The club will, however, have to do with N'Golo Kante's absence after he failed to recover in time for the clash. 

The Frenchman still has issues with his ankle, and despite Lampard having intially indicated he would be back after the international break, the trip to Molineux comes too soon for him.

There is more good news for the club as two of the other absentees in Reece James and Callum Hudson-Odoi are back in training, and will be in involved with the U-23 team on Friday night. 

Chelsea head to Molineux after an indifferent start to the new campaign, having won once, drawn twice and lost once in their opening four matches. 

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