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Lampard injury a concern for England

18:47 06 October 2012

Chelsea's Frank Lampard battles for the ball with Norwich City's Wesley Hoolahan (left) during the 4-1 win. Photo credit: Andrew Matthews/PA wire

Chelsea's Frank Lampard battles for the ball with Norwich City's Wesley Hoolahan (left) during the 4-1 win. Photo credit: Andrew Matthews/PA wire

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Frank Lampard is a possible doubt for Friday’s World Cup qualifier against San Marino at Wembley after he was taken off, suggesting he had a problem with his leg.

He is due to captain England in the absence of suspended Steven Gerrard and he started and scored as Chelsea thumped Norwich 4-1 today.

“Frank has a problem behind his knees,” said Di Matteo.

“So I took him off as a precaution and he will be looked at (by medical staff) tomorrow.”

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