Chelsea FC legend, Frank Lampard among contenders for Oxford United managerial job

Posted on June 28 2017 , at 12:40 pm
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  • It would mark his managerial debut few months after retiring from playing.

Lampard has occasionally appeared as a football pundit on TV

Former Chelsea star, Frank Lampard has been contacted for the managerial job at Oxford United after Michael Appleton left the Kassam Stadium to become assistant boss at Leicester City.

According to reports, Lampard, 39, who retired last season after a glittering career, is one of the names on the United shortlist.

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Former Crystal Palace boss, Dougie Freedman is a leading contender, after nurturing a reputation as one of the English football’s most promising managers during spells at Selhurst Park, Bolton and Nottingham Forest.

Lampard quit the game in February after a career which included winning the 2012 UEFA Champions League and 2013 Europa League with Chelsea, as well as three Premier League titles and four FA Cups.

It would be a first job in management for the former West Ham United, Chelsea, Manchester City and New York City midfielder.

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