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Chelsea boss Grant shrugs off Lampard, Terry omission

Chelsea boss Avram Grant dismissed questions over whether he gaffed in leaving out Frank Lampard and John Terry of his starting XI after their 0-0 draw with Olympiacos.

Grant refused to say whether Lampard or Terry would be included in the starting line-up for Sunday's Carling Cup final against Tottenham at Wembley but maintained that he is ready to continue making difficult decisions about his side.

Grant said: "I am always asked about the players I leave out of the team but I am the manager and it is my job to make these decisions.

"I will continue to make them for the benefit of the team and it will happen again and again."

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