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Frank Lampard: Derby grants Lampard special permission ahead of his speculated move to Chelsea

Tanish Chachra

Frank Lampard: Derby grants Lampard special permission ahead of his speculated move to Chelsea

Frank Lampard: Derby grants an excuse to Lampard to decide his future with Chelsea amidst the start of Derby’s pre-season preparation.

Chelsea are yet to declare a new manager after Maurizio’s Sarri’s exit from the Stamford Bridge earlier. Frank Lampard is speculated to replace the Italian manager ahead of this season.

However, the Blues have not proceeded ahead with the signing of Lampard as the new Chelsea manager, but the the Former English International is expected to join his former club this summer.

Presently, Lampard is with Derby, and to have a clarity, according to a report by the Skysports, the Rams have decided to excuse Lampard for few more days to finish negotiations with Chelsea, so that the 41-year-old can be clear with his commitment.

On the other hand, Chelsea were expected to announce Lampard, before Sarri’s departure from the West-London club, but the negotiations between Lampard and Chelsea are getting stagnant now. Hence, compelling Derby to make this move, so that they can also look for replacements before the pre-season ends.

With, several reports of his early announcements, Chelsea have not managed to grasp his services. Although, considering Chelsea have very few options to replace Sarri, Lampard is the most suited replacement.

Whereas, there are other football experts and fans, who think that Lampard’s move to Chelsea right now is a pre-mature move in his managerial career with no significant experience at this role.

Thus, it is being reportedly advised to Lampard to not join Chelsea, in order to safeguard his career, as Chelsea are famous for its poor support to the managers.

Nevertheless, it seems Chelsea will soon declare their manager as Lampard soon, as they soon have to leave for their tour.

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If Lampard joins Chelsea, he will have to face an year of transfer ban with the Blues, since they were recently imposed with it by FIFA.

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Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra


Tanish Chachra is the Motorsport editor at The SportsRush. He saw his first race when F1 visited India in 2011, and since then, his romance with the sport has been seasonal until he took up this role in 2020. Reigniting F1's coverage on this site, Tanish has fallen in love with the sport all over again. He loves Kimi Raikkonen and sees a future world champion in Oscar Piastri. Away from us, he loves to snuggle inside his books.

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