Chelsea star wants to become a manager, injury blow ahead of West Brom game

A round up of the key news stories about Chelsea this morning.

Chelsea midfielder and club icon Frank Lampard has revealed that he would like to become a manager.

Lampard has been a long running servant of Chelsea, looking to stay in the game as a coach when he retires.

“I would like to do my badges, which I will do after my England career finishes, whenever that is. I am looking to become a manager,” said Lampard.

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Former Tottenham star Kevin-Prince Boateng has warned Chelsea his side aren’t just in London to make up the numbers.

Schalke were well beaten by Chelsea in the last round of Champions League games but Boateng insists this evening will be different.

“We’re not here just to sight-see. We’ll do our best. We had the first leg and we saw the strength of Chelsea. We’re a little bit more experienced now and we know a little bit more about their team. It’s going to be a different game,” said the midfielder.

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Fernando Torres will be given the international break to recover from a thigh problem.

Jose Mourinho confirmed yesterday the player would miss this evening’s game against Schalke as well as the Premier League clash against West Brom this weekend.

“Fernando we know has a muscular (leg) injury. We don't know the dimension. Scan tomorrow. Out for tomorrow and the weekend (against West Brom). After that it's the international break and we will see how he recovers,” said Mourinho.

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