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Lampard has the club on joined a three-year contract.
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The club statement contained comments by Lampard on his first leadership position:
" I've always wanted to have a lot of time
" We want to build on the top six place in the championship last season while at the same time we have some outstanding youth and Academy talents from Pride Park.
" This is my first job as a manager, but I've worked closely with some of the game's best coaches and I'm confident in my own abilities and those of the team around me, including the board. It will not be easy to never manage a football team – but I'm really looking forward to the upcoming challenge.
After Sky Sporets Jody Morris will replace his position as Chelsea's Under-18s Manager left to become a part of Lampard's coaching staff at Pride Park.
The former England international takes the place of Gary Rowett, who relinquished for relegated Stoke City after failing to pass the Rams over the playoffs to the Premier League
Lampard was one of the best players of his generation and is Chelsea's top scorer of all time, winning the UEFA Champions League, three Prs, during his time with the Blues emier League title and four FA Cups.
On the international stage, Lampard was a constant player for England, netting 29 times in 106 appearances.
As stated below by Ball Street, former England midfielder Steven Gerrard, his managerial career will also begin next season:
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Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard in short before starting her leadership career.
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Er also enjoyed spells with Manchester City and New York City FC before ending his career and entering the professional world. He recently told BT Sport that he spoke with Derby and was pleased with the potential challenge:
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"I am ambitious and would like to become manager." ?
"It's a big club with a big history."
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While Lampard's reputation is likely to excite Derby supporters, the decision is a gamble in the face of his shortage Experience as a coach. This is the first leading role the Chelsea icon has had.
The county's supporters are desperately trying to return to the Premier League after they had some promotion opportunities that were about to relegate to the second division in 2008.
Rowett saw his team out of the last playoffs in the season Semi-finals of Fulham ; At the end of the 2013/14 season, they were defeated in the final by a goal by Queens Park Rangers' Bobby Zamora.