England football legend Frank Lampard has been relieved of his duties as manager of Chelsea Football Club this afternoon bringing an end to lots of speculations surrounding his position at the Bridge, Mambo news can confirm.
In a statement issued on the club’s official website, Chelsea Football Club expressed their gratitude to Frank for all he had achieved as Head Coach of the Club before confirming that he faced the sack due to their recent performances not meeting the club’s expectations and the gaffer not having any clear path to sustained improvement.
A statement by the club owner billionaire Roman Abramovich was issued on the website “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’. He went on to praise the club legend’s work ethics and integrity before wishing him the best in his future endeavours.
Frank James Lampard (born 20 June 2020) went through the youth ranks at West Ham United before making to the first team of the Hammers, a team where his father, Frank Lampard Sr., also played.
The goalscoring midfielder crossed to London rivals Chelsea Football Club in 2001 before going on to earn legendary status at the Stamford Bridge becoming the club’s all-time leading goalscorer with 211 goals in all competitions icing that by winning more than 15 major honours including a UEFA Champions League title and three Premier League titles, a household name he became.
After leaving Chelsea, Lampard made a short trip to the Etihad and featured for Manchester City before moving to Major League Soccer side New York City.Frank Lampard retired from professional football in 2017 and began his coaching career with Championship club Derby County in 2018, leading the club to the final of that season’s play-offs.
He was appointed as Chelsea’s head coach a year later and enjoyed a good debut season where he handed many Chelsea youngsters like Mason Mount, Reece James and Billy Gilmour their premier league debuts. However after spending nearly quarter billion euros to sign Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, Benjamin Chilwell and Hakim Ziyech, more was expected from the Englishman.
Chelsea have not confirmed who their new manager will be but the bookmakers are staking on former Dortmund and Paris Saint Germain coach Thomas Tuchel to take up the mantle after Frank.