Dutch talent knocks on the door at Chelsea: Lampard takes back to Munich


Ian Maatsen could possibly make his Champions League debut for Chelsea on Saturday. The Dutch talent has been included in the match selection by manager Frank Lampard before the encounter with Bayern Munich in the Allianz Arena.

The eighteen-year-old left back gets a chance in the selection of Lampard because Chelsea is faced with the necessary absenteeism. Marcos Alonso and Jorginho are suspended for the return against the Bundesliga champion, while César Azpilicueta, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Christian Pulisic and Pedro are suffering from injuries.

Maatsen exchanged the youth academy of PSV in 2018 for that of Chelsea. He signed a new contract at Stamford Bridge in March, until mid-2023. The youth international has played three cup matches so far. The Blues, but is still waiting for his Premier League debut.

Chelsea is facing a tough task in Munich. Bayern won the first game in London 0-3.


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