Derby County manager Frank Lampard is hoping to resolve the future of striker Matej Vydra sooner rather than later.
The new Rams manager was speaking to Sky Sports News following his side’s 2-1 win over Wolves this afternoon, but seemed adamant on getting the future of his star striker sorted before the beginning of the new season.
Lampard said that there had been no bids ‘that he was aware of’ but acknowledged that there are ‘people interested in’ Vydra, before insisting he needed clarity before the start of the campaign.
The future of Vydra has been thrown into doubt with potential new club Leeds United making a move for Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford instead on Saturday afternoon.
And Lampard admitted things are a bit ‘in limbo’ at the moment, as he looks to sort out his squad ahead of the new season.
Derby have been linked with a big money move for Ipswich Town striker Martyn Waghorn, but it is hard to believe that the Rams will be signing Waghorn if Vydra remains with the club.
Lampard is hoping to guide the Rams to promotion in his first managerial role in football, but will no full well he needs a goalscorer if he is to succeed. Both Vydra and Waghorn are in that bracket, and he will be keen to resolve this issue as soon as possible.
Rams fans, what do you think? Will you end up selling Vydra? Let us know!
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