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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