Frank Lampard has been sacked as Chelsea supervisor, the membership confirmed on Monday. Former Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel is in line to take over, stories stated. The 42-year-old Lampard is leaving Stamford Bridge with the membership ninth within the Premier League desk, 11 factors behind leaders Manchester United. A hat-trick from Tammy Abraham helped the Blues progress into the FA Cup fifth spherical on Sunday with a 3-1 win over Luton. But it was not sufficient to save lots of the previous Chelsea participant’s job.
Chelsea Football Club has at this time parted firm with Head Coach Frank Lampard.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) January 25, 2021
“Chelsea Football Club have today parted company with Head Coach Frank Lampard,” the assertion learn.
“This has been a very difficult decision, and not one that the owner and the Board have taken lightly,” it added.
“We are grateful to Frank for what he has achieved in his time as Head Coach of the Club. However, recent results and performances have not met the Club’s expectations, leaving the Club mid-table without any clear path to sustained improvement.”
“This was a very difficult decision for the Club, not least because I have an excellent personal relationship with Frank and I have the utmost respect for him,” Chelsea proprietor Roman Abramovich was quoted as saying.
“He is a man of great integrity and has the highest of work ethics. However, under current circumstances we believe it is best to change managers,” he added.
“On behalf of everyone at the Club, the Board and personally, I would like to thank Frank for his work as Head Coach and wish him every success in the future. He is an important icon of this great club and his status here remains undiminished. He will always be warmly welcomed back at Stamford Bridge,” Abramovich concluded.
Chelsea’s report goalscorer signed a three-year deal in 2019 and regardless of a switch ban, led them to the FA Cup last and a fourth-place end in his first managerial marketing campaign at Stamford Bridge.
With money to spend forward of this season, the arrivals of Ben Chilwell, Kai Havertz and Timo Werner have did not translate into improved outcomes.
The Blues have misplaced six Premier League matches up to now this season, shedding 5 of their final eight league video games.
With AFP inputs
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