Frank Lampard is ready to be named Chelsea’s new manager after accepting a three-year deal with the club.
According to Metro citing other reports, the Blues legend is set to make a remarkable return to Stamford Bridge after his debut season as manager at Derby.
Lampard was excused from Derby’s pre-season training, with Chelsea agreeing terms with the 41-year-old on Monday, July 1.
The Daily Mail report suggests Lampard’s Chelsea deal will see the former Three Lions star pocket £4m a year.
In addition, there are other incentives that could see the figures rise to £5m a year, with Chelsea agreeing to reward Lampard if he claims Champions League qualification spot next campaign.
Already, Chelsea are making frantic moves to unveil Lampard as their new manager ahead of players return for pre-season training on Friday, July 1.