By Sami Mokbel for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:30 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 22:58 BST, 1 July 2019
Chelsea rubber-stamped the deal on Monday that will bring Frank Lampard back to Stamford Bridge — with the new manager set for a lucrative bonus if the club stay in the Champions League.
As reported by Sportsmail last week, Lampard is likely to sign a three-year contract, worth around £4million a year, with Chelsea hopeful of announcing his arrival from Derby by Wednesday morning at the latest.
It is understood there are a number of incentives linked to the deal, including a bonus for sealing Champions League qualification, which would push it closer to £5m.
Frank Lampard is expected to take over at Chelsea in the next 48 hours after agreeing contract
It looks certain Lampard, Chelsea’s all-time leading goalscorer, will be in place when most first-team players start pre-season training on Friday.
However, there is uncertainty over whether Shay Given will join Lampard’s coaching team as the former Republic of Ireland international may stay on as Derby’s goalkeeping coach.
But Lampard is