Frank Lampard took care of the final details on his Chelsea contract after six hours of late night meetings at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues legend spent just one season in charge of Derby County, guiding them to the Championship play-off final, but did enough in his maiden campaign as a manager to convince his former club that he is the man to succeed Maurizio Sarri.
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An appointment is expected sometime on Thursday, after Sky Sports revealed the deal was 'finalised' following talks at Stamford Bridge. Such were the length of the discussions, Lampard didn't leave his former stomping ground until
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The former midfielder is expected to sign a three-year contract with his former club, which is believed to be worth £16.5m.
During a 13-year stint at the club, Lampard won 11 major trophies, including three Premier League titles and the 2012 Champions League while the