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Derby boss Frank Lampard is set to be named Chelsea’s new manager soon following Maurizio Sarri’s decision to leave the Blues for Juventus.
According to Daily Mail, Chelsea legend John Terry is among the candidates to be the next Derby manager as the Championship club prepare for life after Frank Lampard.
Terry has been on the coaching staff at Aston Villa since October, learning the trade and has quickly built an impressive reputation, receiving rave reviews for his work with the defenders at Villa Park.
38 year old Terry has never hidden his desire to become a manager. Derby believe Terry can offer them the profile and Premier League connections they enjoyed with Lampard.
Derby are yet to receive an official approach from Chelsea for Lampard but expect one within the next 48 hours.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has given Lampard assurances he will be given two years to prove his worth and Lampard has reportedly agreed to become Chelsea’s next boss.
Derby are also weighing up other contenders, should Lampard leave as expected, with departing Chartlon boss Lee Bowyer also in their thoughts.