Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has been appointed new manager for Sky Bet Championship club signing a three-year deal.

On 22 May, Derby County have lost their manager Gary Rowett to Stoke City following Paul Lambert departure.

Ever since the Rams had been searching for a new manager, and now they have announced Lampard as their new club manager.

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@dcfcofficial announce @franklampard as new manager. Frank Lampard has been appointed Derby’s new boss on a three-year contract. The former England international is the Rams’ seventh manager in three years and replaces Gary Rowett, who joined Stoke this month. Lampard, Chelsea’s record goalscorer, retired from playing in 2017 and has been working as a pundit for BT Sport. . فرانک لمپارد رسما به عنوان سرمربی جدید تیم دربی کانتی انتخاب شد تا به مدت ۳ سال زمام هدایت این تیم دسته اولی را برعهده بگیرد. پیش از این توافقات لازم برای مربیگری اسطوره چلسی انجام شده بود. این اولین تجربه مربیگری لمپارد است که از چمپیون شیپ آغاز می‌شود . لازم به ذکر است که سرمربی قبلی تیم دربی کانتی نیز به تیم استوک سیتی پیوسته است. . . . . . . . . . . #فوتبال #لندن #لمپارد #فرانک_لمپارد #franklampard #chelseafc #soccer #managment #London #cfc #football #legend #superfrank #manager #lampard #championship #England #btsport #primerleague #ktbffh #Chelseafans #stamfordbridge #chelsealegend #lampard #coaching #derbycounty #midfielder #managment #dcfc #dcfcfans #skysports #englishleague

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“I’ve always wanted to manage a club with a big tradition and history like Derby County, so this is a huge opportunity,” said Lampard, in a statement released on the club’s website.

“I have spent considerable time discussing the role and the club’s objectives with the chairman and board members.”

“We want to build on the club’s top six finish in the Championship last season; while at the same time bringing through some of the excellent youth and Academy talent we have at Pride Park.”

“This is my first job as a manager. But I’ve worked closely with some of the best coaches in the game. And I’m confident in my own abilities and those of the team around me, including the board.”

“I know it won’t be easy – managing a football team never is – but I’m really looking forward to the challenge ahead.”

Lampard, who started his playing career at West Ham United, has retired from playing football in 2016 following two successful seasons at New York City.

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