Frank Lampard provides worrying Tammy Abraham injury update after Chelsea draw at Bournemouth

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard revealed striker Tammy Abraham has flown to Barcelona to see a specialist for advice on his ankle injury. The 22-year-old was absent for the Blues’ 2-2 draw away at Bournemouth on Saturday, with Frenchman Olivier Giroud filling in upfront. When asked about Abraham’s omission from the squad, Lampard said: ‘He went to Barcelona, to have a look at his ankle for some more advice on it. I’ve got no update for you. Lampard was not happy with his forwards after the Bournemouth game (Picture: Getty Images) ‘I’m hoping it’s not a long-term injury but I can’t tell you if he’ll be ready for Tuesday or Saturday.’ TOP ARTICLES 3/5 READ MORE Nigel Pearson reveals conversation with Jurgen Klopp after Watford ended Liverpool’s unbeaten run The England international was seen limping away from a warm-down exercise after the midweek loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Chelsea’s top scorer Abraham also missed his side’s defeat to Manchester United last month with a similar injury.

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