Blues legend may be forced out of emotional return to former stomping ground.
Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard may be forced to miss out on a return to Stamford Bridge next week after suffering an injury scare in Abu Dhabi, The Sun reports.
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The defending champions travel down to west London next week for a clash that could decide where the Premier League title ends up at the end of the season.
Only Lampard may be forced to miss out on the trip after pulling out of City’s Middle Eastern friendly with Hamburg on Wednesday.
“Frank felt some stiffness in his muscle — I do not think that it is too serious,” manager Manuel Pellegrini said.
“We took him off just as a precaution.”