A report claims that Chelsea are to appoint legendary midfielder Frank Lampard as Maurizio Sarri’s successor and Didier Drogba will join his backroom staff.
Frank Lampard is reportedly on course to be appointed as Chelsea‘s new manager and he intends to add Didier Drogba to his backroom staff.
According to The Sun, talks continued throughout Friday and Lampard now appears certain to return to Stamford Bridge in a playing capacity, with Derby County due around £4m in compensation.
The report indicates that Lampard will use Drogba as his striker coach and Shay Given may also make the move from Derby as goalkeeper coach.
Elsewhere, the report indicates that Sarri’s number two Gianfranco Zola is unsure about his future as he is not willing to accept a demotion.
Chelsea poised for Frank Lampard approach