According to the national media this morning ... Chelsea and England legend Frank Lampard could end up at Newcastle United or Brighton!
Our daily round-up of all the Championship goings-on away from St James' Park begins firmly at the top of the division, with Brighton & Hove Albion.
The top two are currently nine and four points respectively ahead of third-placed Reading - who beat the Brewers 3-0 at the weekend - and look well placed for serious tilts at automatic promotion.
According to the media Frank Lampard is being linked with both clubs.
The Express, the Magpies and the Seagulls are considering offering a one-year deal to the 38-year-old should they secure passage into the Premier League. The former England midfielder is the second top-flight legend to be linked with Rafa Benitez's side after Steven Gerrard was linked with a potential move to St James' Park.
Could Frank Lampard join up with Newcastle United or Brighton & Hove Albion?
Lampard, who also played for West Ham, last played in England when he joined Manchester City on loan. Lampard helped then manager Manuel Pellegrini guide City to a second placed finish in the 2014/15 season. He made 21 appearances for Patrick Viera's New York side last season, scoring 12 times.
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