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Lampard reportedly wants Drogba to join him at Chelsea if he succeeds Sarri
- Maurizio Sarri officially departed Chelsea for Juventus on Sunday, June 16
- Frank Lampard is now on the verge of succeeding the Italian at Stamford Bridge
- Lampard wants Didier Drogba as part of his backroom staff
Frank Lampard is reportedly keen to bring Chelsea legend Didier Drogba at Stamford Bridge to form part of his coaching staff at the club.
Lampard is clear favourite to be appointed Chelsea boss as replacement for Maurizio Sarri who departed the Blues for Juventus.
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According to a talkSPORT report, the former England international is set to for a complete revamp of the backroom team.
Among those tipped to be brought in are close ally Jody Morris as his assistant and Shay Given as goalkeeper coach.
Drogba, who is the west London club's fourth all-time greatest scorer is in line for a role as striker coach after discussions with Lampard.
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Meanwhile, Lampard's possible return to Stamford Bridge is understood to be a done deal after the Derby boss holding talks with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.
Earlier, TUKO.co.ke reported Chelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola is set to leave the club when his contract expires this summer.
According to reports, Chelsea offered Zola an ambassadorial role with the club, but the 52-year-old turned down the position as he is keen to develop his coaching career.
Zola, a Chelsea legend who spent six years as a player for the Blues, is now tipped to link up with Sarri at Juventus.
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