“He wrote the most incredible message” – Lampard names the Chelsea player that sent him the best message after his Chelsea sacking

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Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has hailed Reece James for sending him the most incredible message after his Chelsea sacking.

Lampard told Jamie Redknapp in an interview: “The minute the news came out, there were 10 photographers plotted up over the road from where we live, so it wasn’t the easiest to leave the house. But I got incredible messages from some of the biggest names in football and I got emotional messages from some of the players.

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“I remember reading Reece James’s one. Reece isn’t a man of many words but he wrote the most incredible message. I live near the stadium. For the first week I kept my head down, staying home, spending time with the family.

“But the minute I got out, there were cabbies and Chelsea fans in the streets who gave me a real lift because of how they were with me.”

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