Lampard has talked about Mendy and his future in the team.
has gained his trust and now he will be Lampard’s first choice for the position.
"There’s no pressure [to pick Kepa], and I am not saying it is being spoken about, it is to win games.”
Lampard said in a press conference
"I do that through selections game-by-game and Mendy, of course, has made himself a permanent fixture at this point.
"The pressure to win games means I pick people in form whether it is a striker, winger or goalkeeper, whoever. At the same time, the game tomorrow is a chance to give Edou a rest and give Kepa a game.
"He is training well and he deserves it."
reaction to the situation he added:
"How he has been with Edou is very supportive with him. I see that and I see it from afar sometimes as they work together with Hilario [goalkeeper coach] a lot.
"What I do see when I watch from afar and we are in hotel rooms a lot at the moment is that he is someone who is supporting him quietly, which is right.
"He is also training, well which is the main thing that I look at because the training particularly for goalkeepers, because of the one-on-one training nature, there can’t be one that drops their level.
"They have to all push each other and I see that in the group and I am very pleased with that from Kepa. His reaction has been spot on."