Report: Chelsea possible line-up for Carabao Cup clash with Grimsby with Two Star Player Returning and Faustino Anjorin set for debut

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FRANK LAMPARD is expected to hand teenage star Faustino Anjorin his debut in Chelsea’s Carabao Cup clash with Grimsby tomorrow.

The Blues boss is eager to continue introducing youth talents into the first-team with Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori all gaining plaudits this season.

Their Carabao Cup tie against their League Two opponents at Stamford Bridge will hand Lamps the perfect opportunity to experiment with his side. 

Anjorin, 17, is viewed as one of the brightest prospects in the academy following a string of impressive performances in attacking midfield.

He has started the season in electric form with five goals in seven appearances and is set to be rewarded by being handed an opportunity to further impress with the senior squad.

Lampard is expected to ring in the changes that will see Callum Hudson-Odoi make a highly-anticipated injury comeback.

The England winger, who penned a lucrative £180,000-a-week contract extension earlier this month, has been out of action since April with an Achilles injury.

And he will be joined by right-back Reece James who is braced for his first-team debut.

Report: Chelsea possible line-up for Carabao Cup clash with Grimsby with Two Star Player Returning and Faustino Anjorin set for debut

The England youngster and academy graduate has finally recovered from ankle surgery and Lampard confirmed they will play a part.

He said: “[Hudson-Odoi and James will] be involved on Wednesday night, they’ll be involved.

“We certainly need to look at players who haven’t been playing as much against Grimsby.

Report: Chelsea possible line-up for Carabao Cup clash with Grimsby with Two Star Player Returning and Faustino Anjorin set for debut

“We’ll pay them due respect, but it certainly is minutes for certain players who haven’t been there.

“Callum is on the road to recovery. It was a long injury so he needs game time.

“And Reece, similarly, so yeah there’ll be some different changes but I expect the same level of performance.”

Billy Gilmour, who made his Premier League debut against Sheffield United earlier in the season, could also feature in Lampard’s starting XI.

Report: Chelsea possible line-up for Carabao Cup clash with Grimsby with Two Star Player Returning and Faustino Anjorin set for debut

SOURCE: THESUN.CO.UK

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