By Kieran Gill for the Daily Mail
Published: 20:06 BST, 14 August 2020 | Updated: 20:42 BST, 14 August 2020
Frank Lampard has avoided having to go into a two-week quarantine and miss the start of Chelsea's pre-season by returning home from his holiday in France.
It comes as Premier League players, like many members of the public, rush to beat the UK's new travel restrictions which come into effect on Saturday at 4am.
Lampard was away with family in the coastal city of Antibes when news broke that France had been removed from the ‘safe’ list. Holland has also been removed.
Frank Lampard has returned home from his holiday in France to avoid a two-week quarantine
Lampard and wife Christine (L) were on a trip at the famous Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in France
The Lampard's are not the only ones to have their holidays disrupted. The plans of around 500,000 Britons have been ruined by the government's 11th hour move as they try to avoid having to self-isolate for 14 days once they return to the UK.
Meanwhile, France is likely to impose Coronavirus quarantine measures for people arriving from Britain 'within