Frank Lampard steps up Chelsea fitness in behind closed doors game

16 December 2010 07:57
Frank Lampard will continue his race for a starting place against Manchester United on Sunday by playing in a behind closed doors friendly at Chelsea's Surrey training headquarters on Thursday.[LNB]The two teams will be made up of a combination of first teamers and reserves with Carlo Ancelotti determined to offer Lampard every opportunity to regain match sharpness as quickly as possible.[LNB]Lampard kicked his first ball in anger since the back end of August in the 1-1 draw with Spurs on Sunday, coming off the bench for the final 12 minutes at White Hart Lane.[LNB]Behind closed doors: Lampard looks to improve his match fitness ahead of crunch clash against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge this weekend[LNB] Chelsea captain Terry urges fans to keep faith ahead of United showdownChelsea have blown title and need a new generation of stars, says LeboeufZenit defender Lombaerts on Chelsea radar after impressing against LukakuCHELSEA FC

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