Frank Lampard backs Jose Mourinho for Manchester United job
Frank Lampard insists Jose Mourinho can "manage anywhere in the world" as he continues to be linked with the Manchester United job. The Portuguese, who was sacked by Chelsea in December, is the favourite to replace Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford in the summer. Some reports suggest he has signed a pre-contract agreement with the Red Devils – although it is claimed the club can still change their mind. But Lampard , who played under the Portuguese at Stamford Bridge, insists his former boss has all the credentials to be a success – wherever he is next. think Mourinho can manage anywhere in the world. No job will be too much for him," he said. Video loadingClick to playThe Live Event you are trying to watch is either unavailable or has not started "[Manchester United is] not an easy job, similar with Antonio Conte with Chelsea [the Italian is expected to take over in the summer], but he certainly has the attributes to do it. Lampard also had his say on former team-mate John Terry, who looks set to leave Chelsea this summer. The Blues skipper is determined to stay at Stamford Bridge but the club appear reluctant to offer him a contract extension. Blue is the colour: Lampard insists Terry has plenty to offer Lampard insists Terry has been Chelsea’s best defender again this term – and urged his former employers to keep him on. "For me, I would [give him another contract]. I think he a help for the young players at the club, I think he a link with the fans at the club. Same as what happened with me, eventually your time comes. I not sure now is his time," Lampard told Goal.com. Lampard’s new club New York City lie fifth in the Eastern Conference after three games, following their 1-0 defeat to Orlando last weekend.