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48-year-old Man Set To Replace Frank Lampard At Derby

Timothy Aiyeku

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Former Dutch international player Philip Cocu will replace Chelsea legend Frank Lampard as the Derby County manager according to Sky Sports.

It was revealed that the Dutchman will be named the new Derby County manager in the next 24 hours.

The English Championship club needs a new manager with current boss Frank Lampard closing in on a move back to Stamford Bridge.

Frank Lampard enjoyed a successful playing career at Chelsea and he’s expected to return to his former hunting ground in a managerial capacity later this week.

The 41-year-old scored 211 goals during his 13-year spell at Chelsea thereby becoming their all-time topscorer.

He won three Premier League titles during his time at Chelsea in addition to the 2012 Champions League title.

Chelsea won the 2012 Champions League title via the penalty shootout win over hosts Bayern Munich.

Frank Lampard secured the first managerial appointment of his career when Derby County named him their manager last summer.

The 41-year-old did well in his first managerial job at Derby County as he led the Rams to the Championship playoffs on a low budget.

Frank Lampard and Derby County missed out on promotion to the Premier League after they lost 2-1 to Aston Villa in the playoff final.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.