Derby County line up surprise Blues legend to replace Chelsea-bound Frank Lampard

Derby County line up surprise Blues legend to replace Chelsea-bound Frank Lampard

- Frank Lampard currently clear favourite to take over as Chelsea manager

- His imminent departure could force Derby County enter the market in search for a replacement

- The Championship side has now identified John Terry as a potential candidate

Championship side, Derby County, will reportedly go for John Terry to replace Frank Lampard as manager.

Lampard is expected to leave Derby this summer for a return to Chelsea to take over as manager following Maurizio Sarri's departure.

Whereas a deal is yet to be reached between the Rams and Chelsea, the former England international remains clear favourite with bookmakers to be named Blues manager.

Lampard's imminent switch to Stamford Bridge has now forced Derby to enter the market in search of a new tactician.

According to a UK Metro report citing Daily Mail, Terry has now emerged a formidable candidate to replace his old pal.

The legendary Chelsea skipper has built a name for himself in football management after playing a part in Aston Villa's Premier League promotion where is currently the assistant manager.

Besides Terry, Derby are also weighing up other options for the managerial role, including QPR assistant boss, John Eustace.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Chelsea legend Frank Lampard will reportedly be named the club’s new manager in the coming days after incoming sporting director Petr Cech approved his appointment.

According to UK Sun report, the Czech Republic icon disclosed earlier in the year that he will be quitting the game at the end of the season, with his final turning out to be Arsenal’s Europa League final defeat to Chelsea.

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