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Frank Lampard says Chelsea should not underestimate Manchester United

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Lampard won't underestimate United based on recent performances

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has said that the Blues should not underestimate Manchester United ahead of the League Cup fourth round tie between the sides next month.

The west London giants started the season in a poor fashion with a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Manchester United but they have since gone on a revival and have the same points (eight) as the Red Devils in the league.

The Blues are scheduled to host the Red Devils during the fourth round of the League Cup and Lampard feels their opponents should not be underestimated despite their average run of form.

"It's a big draw, two big teams and I'm pleased we're at home. We'll see.I think a lot can happen in football in a short time. They beat us 4-0… so I'm certainly not going to stand here and talk Man Utd down," he told Football.London.

The Blues have excelled in the scoring department since the Old Trafford defeat and they have netted 19 goals in the past seven games when compared to United, who have scored just six times.

While Tammy Abraham has excelled for the Blues upfront, United have lacked a regular goalscoring marksman with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford struggling for form and fitness.

Mason Greenwood has recently become the go-to man with two goals in as many starts for the club and he could make the starting XI in Monday night's league meeting against Arsenal.