These 3 key Chelsea players have started just one game together since December 2021

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Chelsea stars N’Golo Kante, Reece James and Ben Chilwell have started just one game together for the Blues since December 1, 2021.

Kante, James and Chilwell have all struggled with injuries during the period which have stopped them from playing together.

The only game Kante, Chilwell and James have played together since December 1, 2021 is the 1-0 victory over Everton in the opening day of the season.

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Meanwhile, Everton boss Frank Lampard has confirmed he tried to sign Erling Haaland while he was manager of Chelsea.

During his spell in charge of the Blues, Lampard’s Chelsea faced a RB Salzburg side who boasted prolific striker Haaland.

“He’s an amazing player, that top level of play can come to whatever league, especially when he possesses everything he does,” Lampard said of Haaland.

“I’ve got huge respect for him. I’ve coached against him when he was at RB Salzburg, my eyes were wide open at the time. It was clear in our pre-match preparation what this boy was already.

“I tried to sign him at Chelsea, it wasn’t to be. And it was clear what he was going to become, so fair play to him.”