Date: 26th June 2019 at 6:06am
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After weeks and weeks of speculation, the wheels have finally been set in motion. Derby County have given Frank Lampard and Chelsea permission to speak to one another over the vacant manager’s position.

Derby enjoyed a stellar year in the Championship last season, narrowly losing 2-1 to Aston Villa in the play-off final at Wembley. However, it seems the relationship is about to come to an amicable end with Lampard moving back to Stamford Bridge.

Lampard enjoyed a brilliant career at Chelsea playing more than 600 games, as he finished his career as the club’s top scorer.

With Chelsea fans seemingly ecstatic at Lampard’s return, Derby fans are the exact opposite. After such a successful first season, Derby fans seemed to display both immense sadness and anger as it looks likely now that Lampard leaves the club.

Here is a selection of tweets from Derby fans as Lampard steps closer to sealing a sensational return to west London: