Injured Lampard to undergo scan

Frank Lampard will have a scan after suffering a suspected torn calf muscle during Chelsea’s goalless draw at Norwich.

The midfielder was substituted in the first half of the game at Carrow Road and his condition will be assessed over the next 48 hours.

Villas-Boas is hopeful Lampard’s injury will not prove to be serious.

He will not be travelling with the rest of the Blues squad on a five-day trip to Mallorca, but could join them if his injury is not as serious as initially feared.

And manager Andre Villas-Boas is optimistic Chelsea will receive good news when the results of Lampard’s scan are revealed.

Villas-Boas said: “It looks like a muscle tear. We need to do an MRI scan to assess the extent of the damage but from what I’ve been told it doesn’t look too bad.”

The Blues boss defended misfiring striker Fernando Torres after the stalemate at Carrow Road, where Chelsea missed a number of chances to score.

Torres showed glimpses of his class but failed to take a golden opportunity in the second-half.

“He had a good couple of chances, but to have those good chances you have to be there present. With a little bit more luck he will find the back of the net,” Villas-Boas said.

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