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Home > Sports > EPL > Report

Lampard adds to Chelsea injury woes

December 28, 2007 08:12 IST

Chelsea and England [Images] midfielder Frank Lampard [Images] will miss the next few weeks of the season after tearing a muscle in his right thigh, the club confirmed on Thursday.

Lampard went off injured after 26 minutes of Wednesday's thrilling 4-4 draw with Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge and joins a long Chelsea injury list which includes John Terry, Didier Drogba and Florent Malouda.

In a statement on their website, Chelsea confirmed: "Scans ... revealed a tear in Frank Lampard's right thigh. He will begin rehabilitation immediately and we hope to have him back playing within a few weeks."

The tear is not in the same thigh he injured earlier in the season, the club said.

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