Derby County head coach and former Chelsea footballer Frank Lampard may lead the London club in the new season, replacing the current coach of the team Maurizio Sarri in this post, Report informs citing Italian journalist Gianluca di Marzio.

According to the source, Chelsea will replace the head coach, regardless of the result of the Europa League final match against London Arsenal. The final match will be held in Baku on May 29.

It is reported that the owner of the club, Roman Abramovich, is the initiator of Sarri’s dismissal. The reason behind the decision was the relationship of the Italian specialist with the team’s fans. Abramovich expects to improve the situation by inviting famous Chelsea footballer, team’s former captain Lampard, to this post.

The Englishman is heading Derby County this season. The team took the sixth place with 74 points after 46 matches in the Championship.