Havertz hopeful of featuring in France

The 21-year-old last featured on Halloween in our 3-0 victory at Burnley, a few days prior to his positive test result. He missed our win against the Frenchmen at Stamford Bridge, a result that put us in a strong position in Group E, as well as encounters with Sheffield United, Newcastle United and international duty with his country.

However, after returning to Cobham last week and undertaking some fitness work to get back up to speed, Lampard believes the midfielder could be ready for some minutes at Roazhon Park.

‘I hope he is available,’ said the boss. ‘He’s been in for a few days now doing some individual work and he’s looked pretty good.