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Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is set to take the manager’s job at Chelsea in the coming days. The 41 year old was granted permission by Derby on Tuesday to speak with Chelsea.
The Blues have released the finalised pre-season schedule, confirming where Lampard’s first game in charge of the club will take place.
Lampard’s first game in charge of Chelsea will be against Irish club Bohemians at Dalymount Park on July 10. Many Chelsea fans will be unable to travel for the game to watch Lampard’s first game in charge of the Blues as the Dalymount Park has a capacity of just 4,227.
Bohemians are currently third in the League of Ireland Premier Division, which runs from February to October.
Lampard’s second game in charge of the Blues will be against another Irish club St Patrick’s at their Richmond Park stadium on July 13 before heading into games against Kawasaki Frontale, Barcelona, Reading and RB Salzburg.
Below is Chelsea’s preseason schedule: