Derby County manager, Frank Lampard has spoken on what it will be like facing Jose Mourinho in a Carabao Cup encounter with Manchester United.
According to Lampard who played under Mourinho at Chelsea, the encounter which will take place at Old Trafford on Tuesday will be a challenging one. He also said he is looking forward to seeing Mourinho
“We know what we’re coming up against. A great Manchester United team that’s been put together,” Lampard was quoted by Goal as saying at a press conference ahead of the clash.
“The fact we’re on tally against one of the best teams in the Premier League is a challenge for us.
“It’s going to be a very tough task.
Lampard added: “I’m looking forward to seeing Mourinho.
“On a personal level, he was a manager who was very influential on my career.
“We’ve spoken in the last 24 hours to congratulate me but it was very brief but we talked family.
“I learned a lot from him and I appreciate it.”