FRANK LAMPARD will head to Chelsea armed with his most trustee lieutenants.
The Blues legend has bagged a dream return to Stamford Bridge on a three-year deal following his season at Derby.
5 Frank Lampard will be joined at Chelsea by Jody Morris, left, and Chris Jones, rightCredit: PA:Press Association
5 Eddie Newton will be offered a promotion at ChelseaCredit: Getty – Contributor
Lampard, Chelsea’s record scorer, will be under no illusions at the task in hand particularly in the midst of a two-window transfer ban.
So he will need all the help he can get from his group of experienced backroom staff.
Joining him from Derby will be his best mate Jody Morris who will act as his assistant manager.
Morris, Chelsea’s youngest ever player, helped bring through youth prospects at Stamford Bridge before making the switch to the Rams following Lampard’s appointment.
Chris Jones, who was first-team coach at Derby, will also head south as part of the compensation agreement.
Jones also worked at Chelsea with the first-team under Carlo Ancelotti in 2009 and remained at the club following a flurry of new managers.
There will also be a promotion for Eddie Newton who is already working with Chelsea.
The former midfielder currently has the role of developing the careers of their on-loan players but will now be part of the coaching staff.
5 Frank Lampard’s achievements at Chelsea will take some beating
Joe Edwards, who currently works with the academy, will earn a promotion to the first-team.
Former stopper Shay Given has been linked with a move as goalkeeping coach while Steve Rands is likely to be tasked with analysing player performances.
He was recruited at Derby when Lampard was appointed having previously worked with Manchester City.
Fitness guru Steve Haines, club doctor Amit Pannu and medical marvel Robin Sadler are also likely to make the switch.
5 Joe Edwards will be promoted from the academy to the first teamCredit: Getty – Contributor
5 Shay Given, right, is likely to join from Derby to ChelseaCredit: PA:Press Association
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