Former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard made his mark as a manager with Tuesday’s League Cup win over Manchester United at Old Trafford and says he is enjoying his new role in the game.
Lampard’s intelligent and dynamic midfield play earned him 106 caps for his country and he won three Premier League titles at Chelsea as well as the Champions League in 2012.
But after having his name chanted by celebrating Derby supporters, Lampard said no longer being on the field was not something he was missing.
“I am very content I am not playing anymore. It felt very special here, as special as playing.
“I had 21 years as a professional, but the end was at the right time, I don’t miss it as much… this is my new thing and I like doing my job, I am enjoying it.
I particularly enjoy it when the players perform like they did,” he said. Read more