Kepa may have played final game for Chelsea as Lampard DROPS flop keeper for Wolves clash and eyes transfer replacement

KEPA ARRIZABALAGA may have played his final game for Chelsea.

The much-maligned goalkeeper was DROPPED by Frank Lampard for the crucial final match of the season against Wolves.

Chelsea need a point at home to ensure a spot in the Champions League next season.

Despite the importance of the game, Lampard has opted to drop struggling Kepa – the world's most expensive goalkeeper EVER.

Instead, the Blues legend-turned-manager opted for veteran keeper Willy Caballero.

As SunSport revealed earlier this week, advanced stats prove Kepa has been among the very worst goalkeepers in Europe, despite the club forking out an eye-watering £71.6million on him two years ago.

Poor performances have seen Kepa linked with an exit, with Atletico Madrid and Sevilla mooted as possible destinations.

The Sun on Sunday revealed that the Spain international would even be willing to take a pay cut on his £150,000-a-week wages to secure a move.

Pundit Jamie Redknapp, Frank Lampard's cousin, believes Kepa will be replaced this summer.

He told Sky Sports: "Im sure Frank Lampard will be looking to get a keeper in for pre-season because he’s not sure [about Kepa].

"You don’t drop your No1 goalkeeper. If you’re sure he starts every game – especially a game of this magnitude.

"He feels he’s not the right man, he’s not in form, he doesn’t make enough saves.

"If there is someone available in summer I’ve got no doubt at all he’ll be trying to bring him in."

Redknapp added: "It’s not that easy to find good goalkeepers, it's really difficult.

"He cost [£71.6m] and he just hasn’t been a success. Maybe his size is against him in this league and just [not] making big saves at the right time.

"Once goalkeepers lose their confidence – we’ve seen it with David De Gea as well – it’s a long way back.

"For me it looks like there might be very difficult times ahead for him and it might not be at Chelsea."

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