Details of Frank Lampard’s new contract as Chelsea manager revealed

Chelsea have identified Frank Lampard as their No 1 target

Chelsea have identified Frank Lampard as their No 1 target

However, the London club is known for not giving managers much time to perform and win trophies at Stamford Bridge.

Sarri was allowed to return to Italy after Juventus agreed to pay £7million in compensation.

Whilst there is no official confirmation of a deal with Lampard's current employers Derby County, it is expected that the Blues will have to part with around £4m to hire the former midfielder, which would nearly certainly be acceptable for Chelsea.

The article goes on to say that the location of the photograph remains a mystery, but they are adamant that Lampard is "scheduled to meet Chelsea owner [Roman] Abramovich in the coming days to finalise his return to Stamford Bridge as manager". However, they are realistic about the pull that a return to his former club would present to Frank Lampard and would not stand in his way.

The discussions are expected to take place overseas, with a location in the south of France a potential venue.

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With the club now serving a two-window transfer ban, that would guarantee Lampard the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons.

Derby owner Mel Morris has said that Chelsea have yet to make an approach, but the fact he is making moves for Lampard's replacement says it all.

The legendary midfielder recently stepped down as manager of Belgian side Eupen, and is expected to return to Chelsea to work closely with their vast group of loan players, as the Blues look to drastically alter the structure of the club.

'We have made it clear to everyone, but most importantly to Frank, that we want him and to retain his services for the long term.

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