Chelsea open talks with Frank...

Sport

Chelsea open talks with Frank Lampard


Derby have given Chelsea permission to speak to Frank Lampard about becoming their new manager.

Chelsea's record goalscorer is the favourite to succeed Maurizio Sarri who left for Juventus earlier this month.

Lampard guided Derby to the Championship play-off final in his first season in management.

Chelsea will have to pay the Rams four-million pounds in compensation if a deal is completed to see the former England midfielder take the manager's role at Stamford Bridge.

Derby have released a short statement to confirm that they've given the green light for Chelsea to approach their boss.

"Derby County Football Club can confirm that they have granted permission for Chelsea Football Club to speak to Frank Lampard about the vacant managerial position at Stamford Bridge.

"With pre-season fast approaching for both clubs it is hoped this will allow Chelsea to swiftly conclude their discussions.

The club will make no further comment until it is appropriate to do so."

If Lampard takes the Chelsea job he'll have to deal with a two window transfer ban, though the club are currently appealing FIFA's sanction to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.



You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Paul Mcloone Show

The Paul Mcloone Show

10 PM-12 AM

Share

Up next

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

Early Breakfast with Paula Mac...

Early Breakfast with Paula MacSweeney

5 AM-7 AM

Share

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Share

Dermot & Dave

Dermot & Dave

9 AM-12 PM

Share

Mairead Ronan

Mairead Ronan

12 PM-2 PM

Share

Fergal D'Arcy

Fergal D'Arcy

2 PM-4:30 PM

Share

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

Ed's National Anthems

Ed's National Anthems

7 PM-10 PM

Share

The Paul McLoone Show

The Paul McLoone Show

10 PM-12 AM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on