Jurgen Klopp is braced for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm.
Callum Hudson-Odoi was a target for Bayern Munich with his previous contract set to expire at the end of this season.
Frank Lampard said he "believed and trusted" in striker Tammy Abraham as he prepared to unleash his young players against Valencia in Champions League.
In contrast to Chelsea's bright hope for the future, Valencia travel to England mired in an institutional and sporting crisis.
Frank Lampard had gone three games without a win in all competitions since he took over as Chelsea manager.
Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to post a picture of him in a Chelsea jacket, sending fans into a frenzy.
Frank Lampard is certain to get a hero's welcome from his adoring fans despite successive defeats in his opening two competitive games in charge.
Liverpool take on Premier League rivals Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul on Wednesday.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta insists Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount will live up to their potential following their 4-0 thrashing at Manchester United.
Manchester United made the perfect start to their Premier League season by inflicting a 4-0 defeat on Frank Lampard in his first match in charge of Chelsea.
Derby County want Phillip Cocu to maintain the style of play implemented by the former England international, whilst also creating a pathway for young players.
Frank Lampard was appointed Chelsea head coach, confirming a dramatic return for one of the club's greatest ever players.
Frank Lampard has just one season's experience in management as he led Derby to the brink of a return to the Premier League, only to fall short in the Championship playoff final against Aston Villa.
There was one 'giant-killing' on Saturday with third-tier Gillingham beating Premier League Cardiff 1-0.
Frank Lampard will make his first return to Chelsea as a manager when Derby County face the London giants in the League Cup.
Frank Lampard expects his Derby side to face a tough test regardless of Manchester United's relative struggles this season.
Former England midfielder Frank Lampard is taking his first step into management by taking the reins at Derby County, the Championship club announced on Thursday.
Frank Lampard did not reveal what he plans to do next, but said he was grateful to the Football Association for the opportunity to do his coaching badges, suggesting he may go into management.