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Lampard sweating on Chelsea axe for new signing Meireles

Frank Lampard could be axed for new Chelsea teammate Raul Meireles this weekend against Sunderland.

Lampard, who was axed from the England starting line-up on Friday for the first time in four years, faces an anxious wait to see whether new boss Andre Villas-Boas plans to fit him and the Portuguese star into the team together.

Villas-Boas has let it be known to his squad that reputations count for nothing with him.

A source close to the former Porto coach told the Daily Star last night: "For sure nobody's place is guaranteed."

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