Frank Lampard was seen going on a seven-mile run around Old Trafford this morning ahead of his Premier League debut as Chelsea manager.
The Blues legend takes charge of his first competitive game as Chelsea boss as his side travel to Manchester United to face Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reds.
Ahead of the big game, reports state that Lampard went on an intense run around Old Trafford starting at 8.30am this morning.
He pounded the Manchester streets along with his backroom staff including assistant Jody Morris, The Sun reports.
The Blues coaches covered seven miles in the 40 minute workout.
On Lampard’s mind will have been his team selection for the clash at the Theatre of Dreams.
Chelsea have travelled with star midfielder N’Golo Kante, who is recovering from a knee injury, and Lampard is set to assess whether the Frenchman is fit to start the game.
Forward Willian and centre-back Antonio Rudiger also carry knee injuries and look set to miss the match, despite the duo returning to training.
New boy Christian Pulisic is in line make his Blues debut following his £58million move from Borussia Dortmund.
But England pair Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi are both unavailable through Achilles injuries.
Ross Barkley, Mason Mount, Mateo Kovacic and Jorginho all travel and compete for a place in Lampard’s midfield.
The Chelsea boss also has a decision to make up front with strikers Olivier Giroud, Tammy Abraham and Michy Batshuayi all available.