Frank Lampard could find out whether he is the new manager of Derby County today, when the clubâ€™s board meets to decide on a successor to Gary Rowett, who left to join Stoke City last week.
The former England and Chelsea midfielder retired last year after ending his playing career with New York City. He is a candidate to take over at Pride Park, along with Dean Smith, the Brentford manager, Alex Neil, of Preston North End, and Darren Wassall, the Derby academy director who guided the senior side to the Championship play-off semi-final in 2016.
Speaking during BT Sportâ€™s coverage of the Champions League final on Saturday, Lampard, 39, said: â€śIâ€™m ambitious and I want to become a manager at some point. Itâ€™s aâ€¦