Derby County boss Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard becoming Chelsea manager “looks like it’s going to happen”, says his uncle Harry Redknapp.

Frank Lampard

Derby boss Lampard, 40, is the favourite to replace Maurizio Sarri after the Italian left Stamford Bridge to take charge of Juventus.

Lampard led the Rams to the Championship play-off final last season – his first year in management.

“If Chelsea come calling, it’s a difficult one for him to turn down,” Redknapp told BBC Radio 5 Live.

“In my personal opinion, he’ll be the manager of Chelsea.

“It looks to me like it’s going to happen.”