has held positive talks with and is still keen to take charge in the summer, according to reports in Germany.
After sacking on Sunday, Chelsea have held discussions with both Nagelsmann and this week as they look to secure an immediate replacement.
But in a surprising move, Chelsea have now turned to .
Lampard’s second stint at Chelsea allows the club to prolong their search for their next permanent manager, although it also leaves them open to losing potential targets such as Nagelsmann, who has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Tottenham since being sacked by Bayern Munich during the international break.
However, report that Chelsea’s initial discussions with Nagelsmann have been ‘positive’ and the 35-year-old sees a move to the Premier League as his ‘next goal’.
Lampard, meanwhile, is expected to take training at Chelsea’s training ground on Thursday ahead of their Premier League clash at Wolves on Saturday.
The 44-year-old, who was sacked by Chelsea in January 2021, will then lead the team for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie against Real Madrid next Wednesday.
Lampard has been out of work since he was sacked by Everton in January. At the time of his departure, Everton had not registered a win in their last 10 matches in all competitions and were 19th in the Premier League.
Chelsea currently sit 11th in the Premier League and 14 points behind Manchester United, who are fourth and have played one game less.
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