Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has explained that his former teammate at Stamford Bridge Frank Lampard is in talks to become the new manager of the Blues.
The Premier League side are currently looking for a replacement for Maurizio Sarri who left Chelsea for a move to Italian champions Juventus.
Lampard is currently the manager of Championship side Derby County and the club have made it clear that Chelsea have not contacted them for the Englishman.
Didier Drogba has appeared to confirm Frank Lampard is "in talks" with Chelsea to become their new manager in an Instagram live video.
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But Didier Drogba has now claimed that Lampard is closing in on a deal to return to Stamford Bridge as manager.
Speaking in an Instagram live video with fans, Drogba was asked who will be the next Chelsea boss.
Drogba replied: “The one who is in talks now to get the job – Frank Lampard. “[Will it be soon?] Relax, relax!”
Highest scoring MID in epl history n some people think he might bring back ugly football. Goals mean everything to him n i can only see him taking us forward
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