Chelsea have held Lampard talks but are trying to keep Sarri

Ross Houston
June 12, 2019

The Spanish Manager earlier had a brief experience with Chelsea in 2012 after he replaced Robert Di Matteo, while he got sacked, which earlier did not go well with the sentiments of the Chelsea fans.

"I am happy with their trust in me, I want to repay the trust they had in me and my kids over the next two seasons".

Lampard said he would discuss his future with Derby after the club failed to win promotion to the Premier League following their play-off final defeat to Aston Villa last month.

The former England midfielder was spotted in London with former teammate Didier Drogba, who is now a Chelsea ambassador.

"He is the ideal choice", he told The Mirror .

With Maurizio Sarri set to depart for Italy, Frank Lampard is among the top candidates to take over the Chelsea hot seat.

"I will actually be surprised if they look elsewhere", the BT Sport pundit added.

And after returning Chelsea to Champions League football with his tactics, the clubs eggheads feel that keeping Sarri will be the best decision, rather than commence another search for a new manager. He trained the younger kids at the club.

"They have tried with all these great managers".

"I work and I try not to think about these things". "Frank knows the club and the players will respect him".

"Are they going to continue doing that?" Someone who the young players are going to say, 'Frank is going to play us.' He played [Mason] Mount every game he was fit, he played [Harry] Wilson every game he was fit.

Lampard's desire to play attractive football is highlighted by Derby averaging 455 passes per match last season, the fifth-highest total in the Championship, while their 69 goals in the regular season was the seventh-most. "At a time when managers are scared and under pressure not to play kids, I think it will be refreshing", continued Ferdinand.

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