Hakim Ziyech withdraws from Morocco duty
Chelsea and The Royal Moroccan Football Federation have agreed that Hakim Ziyech should return
to Stamford Bridge for training. with Frank Lampard ready to hand new-boy Chelsea debut vs Southampton.
The creative attacker arrived from Ajax this summer after the Blues tied up a deal for his services back in February.
He suffered a knee injury during a pre-season friendly against Brighton but returned to training before it was agreed he would go on international duty.
He played just over half an hour of Morocco’s 3-1 win over Senegal on Friday. But he will not be involved in Tuesday’s friendly against DR Congo.
Chelsea hopes he will be in their squad for next weekend’s game against Southampton.