Derby County manager Frank Lampard has reportedly agreed to a deal with Chelsea on becoming their new manager ahead of the 2019/20 season billed to start in the next six weeks.
According to the Daily Mirror, Frank Lampard has agreed to a three-year deal to take the vacant managerial job at his former club.
The 41-year-old has agreed on a contract worth £4.5m on a yearly basis and £13.5m over the next three years.
Frank Lampard is now expected to be named the new Chelsea manager in the next few days.
Derby County had earlier given Chelsea the permission to speak with their manager Frank Lampard about taking the vacant managerial job at his former club before the Rams gave the Blues legend a two-day break at the start of preseason on Monday in a bid for him to finalise his move to Chelsea.
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Derby County will be paid £4m in compensation by Chelsea when Frank Lampard becomes their new manager.
Lampard has done well in his first managerial job at Derby County after he performed beyond expectations by leading his team to the Championship playoffs before they were beaten 2-1 in the final by Aston Villa.
Frank Lampard is a Chelsea legend after he scored 211 goals over a 13-year period as a Blues player.
He’s the all-time top scorer in the history of Chelsea.