Derby owner Mel Morris has stressed the club want to keep Frank Lampard as manager “for the long term” amid reported interest from Chelsea.
Harry Redknapp has revealed it would be a “major surprise” if Frank Lampard did not take over as Chelsea manager after Maurizio Sarri’s move to Juventus.
What the papers say Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho is considering making a Premier League return with Chelsea, the Daily Express reports. The Brazilian, who previously played for Liverpool, has struggled to make an impact since departing for LaLiga. Manchester United and Paris St Germain are possible destinations for the 27-year-old, but Sunday Times journalist Duncan Castles is quoted as saying the player’s “preference would be to go to Chelsea”.
Frank Lampard is the overwhelming favourite to take over as Chelsea manager after Maurizio Sarri’s much-anticipated move to Juventus was confirmed on Sunday.
Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea and signed a three-year deal to become manager of Juventus, both clubs have confirmed.
Maurizio Sarri has left Chelsea to take over at Juventus.
Maurizio Sarri has become the latest manager to leave Chelsea after he was named Juventus boss.
Chelsea have announced manager Maurizio Sarri has left the club to take charge of Italian champions Juventus.
Chelsea are expected to seek talks with Derby over a deal to install Frank Lampard as the next Blues manager.
What the papers say The seemingly very near departure of Maurizio Sarri from Chelsea has left Derby County steeling themselves for an approach for manager Frank Lampard, The Sun reports. According to the paper, two-time Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has told friends he would like a third term at Stamford Bridge, while RB Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick has also been tipped as a successor. But former Blues star Lampard is the bookies’ favourite to take the reins at his old club. Chelsea are understood to have agreed on a compensation deal worth in excess of £5million for their Italian boss to join Juventus after just one season at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea have agreed a compensation deal worth in excess of £5million for manager Maurizio Sarri to join Juventus, Press Association Sport understands.