West Ham United coach Julian Dicks has revealed he knew Chelsea legend Frank Lampard was destined for great things when he was his boot boy.
Le 10 Sport claim that the Premier League side were ready to activate his €10 million (£7m) St Etienne release clause.
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Liverpool striker Christian Benteke had been expected to start for Belgium against Spain, before the game was called off late last night.
Brian McBride, who worked with David Moyes at Preston North End and Everton, suggests that the Scot should not take charge of Celtic.
West Ham United co-owner David Gold has pledged to sign even bigger and better players ready for the Olympic Stadium next summer.
The defender is struggling with an injury bout should be fit for this weekend's game.
James Milner and Jordon Ibe are both looking to return after their recent injuries.
The fixture had been set to feature players from Premier League clubs including Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Tottenham Hotspur.
Christian Bassedas only played 24 games for Newcastle United during his stop-start time in the Premier League but could be the next Diego Simeone.