Lampard had previously raised hopes that the midfielder could play a role in the last-four clash, having said Kante ‘had a chance’ of making it when speaking ahead of their victory over Norwich.
Frank Lampard has confirmed N’Golo Kante will miss Chelsea’s FA Cup semi-final on Sunday
However, hopes of him making it have now been dashed.
‘The squad is okay but N’Golo Kante won’t be fit for the match,’ he told reporters on Friday. ‘Other than that we have a few niggles.’