Chelsea news: Jose Mourinho drops Frank Lampard confession in open Sky Sports interview

Chelsea news: Jose Mourinho drops Frank Lampard confession in open Sky Sports interview


 Chelsea legend Lampard flourished under Mourinho during the 55-year-old’s two spells at Stamford Bridge, firing the Blues to three Premier League titles along the way  Few iconic images sum up Mourinho’s first spell in west London than the celebrations following the Blues’ dramatic Champions League 4-2 Champions League win over Barcelona in 2004  That night, Chelsea upset the odds to stun Frank Rijkaard’s side. Lampard and Jose Mourinho embraced at full-time, charging off the pitch together in arms  Recently, the duo went up against each other for the first time. And, surprisingly, it was Lampard who emerged victorious  Derby beat Manchester United in the Carabao Cup back in September in a fiery clash at Old Trafford  The Red Devils went ahead through Juan Mata, before the Rams responded through Harry Wilson and Jack Marriott  United equalised late through Marouane Fellaini but were ultimately dumped out on penalties  Mourinho has now been asked if he wants Lampard to manage Chelsea one day. And the Red Devils boss has admitted he would love to see the former England international in the Stamford Bridge dugout  “I hope so, he is doing well,” he told Sky Sports. “He took that step that many are afraid to do, which is to go a level below their level as players  “Many of them prefer a comfortable seat and wait for a chance in the level that was their level as players  “Frank made the difficult decision to manage in a difficult league.” Lampard has already admitted he would love to manage Chelsea one day in the future  “I have thought about coaching and I have been working at Chelsea with the academy all year, around my media stuff,” he told Goal back in May before his Derby appointment  “I am enjoying the media and it’s been great for me to finish, have some different time to work on my coaching, but also have breaks with the family, plus work in the media That allows me to keep one foot in the game, so I’ve got my eye on both. “Chelsea, of course, is like a dream job that will be there one day  “But that is not always the route that it takes, so it might take me to go somewhere else before I can ever do that We will see, but I certainly have ambitions to do it. “How could I not take it if Chelsea offered me the job? Chelsea are my club and I feel like I have a lot to offer  “But that’s obviously for other people to decide, for important people, if and when I am ready to do that ”

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