Although Pulisic was expected to be out for many weeks, Lampard noted that the midfielder’s injury is very minor
During the warm up before theBlues
’ 3-0 Premier League win atBurnley
on Saturday,Christian Pulisic
suffered the injury.
He can’t accompany the team in match againstRennes
pleased an important player is not facing a long time of action.
"Christian had a scan yesterday which showed a very minor injury to his hamstring," Lampard said in a pre-match media conference.
"He won't be fit for tomorrow, but we will see after that.
"It's obviously a relief for it to be on the small side. Christian made the right decision not to play in a game that could have made it worse. He's an important player for us.
"Some players who play on the edge and have speed could be more susceptible. We are looking at ways to manage Christian.
"We are all working in the same direction to try get him to be match fit as regularly as possible. We know the talent."
This American player did not make his first appearance of the 2020-21 season until October because of hamstring problem.