Abraham and Timo Werner discussed who should take a penalty before Chelsea captain Azpilicueta intervened in a briefly heated debate.
He said it was difficult to put in enough work on the training ground, with two matches a week and a looming international break.
22-year-old Abraham is already a proven performer at the domestic and international level.
What defines the success of a football academy? For those with a first team playing in the country’s top league, it’s all about the number of players who go on to play for the senior side.
Lampard said after the match against Arsenal, Abraham had had ice on his ankle but he was unaware of the severity of the injury.
Leading through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's early goal at the Emirates Stadium, Arteta was just seven minutes away from securing his first victory in his second game in charge.