Liverpool set to take advantage of Chelsea sacking Frank Lampard

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According to Daily Express, Liverpool could make an attempt to sign West Ham star Declan Rice in the summer after Chelsea sacked Frank Lampard on Monday morning.

Lampard was a huge admirer of the West Ham midfielder and wanted him back at Stamford Bridge before his sack on Monday.

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Rice started his youth career at Chelsea before leaving aged 14.

Following the dismissal of Lampard on Monday, the Blues are unlikely to make a move for Rice, a situation Liverpool are keen to take advantage of.

West Ham reportedly value Rice for around £80million, a fee Chelsea were unwilling to pay for the England international.

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