Chelsea manager Lampard provides Tammy Abraham injury update.

The Blues striker didn't fracture his ankle.


Frank Lampard says Chelsea hitman Tammy Abraham will not be available for Saturday’s FA Cup trip to Hull City.


The Blues striker, who limped off the pitch after their 2-2 draw with Arsenal during midweek, didn't fracture his ankle, according to Lampard.


However, the west London club are still waiting to find out how long the England international will be sidelined.


‘The good news is he hasn’t fractured anything,' said Lampard as Chelseafc.com reported. ‘We were worried about a small fracture or a hairline fracture. He hasn’t got that. We have to see how it develops. It’s not a clear-cut one.


‘He’s not fit for this weekend. Whether he will be fit for Leicester after that I’m still not sure. I haven’t got the news for you. It’s not clear at the moment.’


Tottenham's Road To Wembley Continues.


The 41-year-old also stressed that the effects of the busy Christmas period could be taking its toll.


He said: ‘There is no absolute science for that. Maybe with muscle injuries you can link it to more to congestion of games. Tammy’s was more of an impact injury. That can happen at any time.


‘We are congested, we are. It’s the same for all teams, that’s true, but when individuals are coming into play and people are getting injured, maybe that’s something that should be looked at.’


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