Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is not willing to wade into the debate surrounding Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham's international futures but can give his opinion if reached out to.
The two stars have had promising starts to life at the Bridge under Lampard, which has further thrown their international futures into the limelight.
The two players are of Nigerian descent and are eligible to represent the Super Eagles despite having played for England in the youth stages.
Speaking ahead of Wednesday night's Champions League tie away to Lille, Lampard distanced himself from the talk, choosing to say he will be more than willing to offer only his opinion.
"on (Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori's) international futures, I don't feel like it's my place to tell them what to decide," he indicated.
"I never would do with a player because there is too much more that it's important for them individually and their families to decide about where they want to play their football internationally," he said.
"so I wouldn't feel right to step into that one unless they ask for my opinion in a footballing sense, and they havent, so that's their choice," he added.
Meanwhile, the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has indicated he is not looking at inviting the duo to the Nigeria national team anytime soon but acknowledged they are good players.