Frank Lampard refused to rule out a move for old Chelsea team-mate John Terry after he was appointed Derby manager.
The 39-year-old has joined the Rams on a three-year deal to start his management career.
Terry’s contract expired at Villa Park and he has decided not to stay after their 1-0 Sky Bet Championship play-off final defeat to Fulham.
But, while Lampard refused to commit, he remained coy over the possibility of a reunion with Terry.
He said: “I haven’t spoken to John, I got a message this morning. At the moment he’s in Greece on holiday.
“There are conversations ongoing across the board, that isn’t one of them. These conversations start now. John’s had a great career but we’ll concentrate on what we want to do here.”
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