Frank Lampard Sacked After 18 Months!
Frank Lampard Sacked after leading the top-flight team Chelsea for 18 months in the Premier League. The news came through after their devastating loss against Leicester City. It looks like the Blues were suffering a string of defeats, leaving them seated 9th at the table. It seems like the upper management of the club wants to push through with a replacement as soon as possible. Check out the message left below by the Chelsea management team.
Frank Lampard Sacked - Roman Abramovich Message
“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 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.”
As the renowned Chelsea owner left the devastating news for the fans, Frank Lampard has come through with a message of his own.
Frank Lampard Sacked - Frank Lampard Statement
“When I took on this role I understood the challenges that lay ahead in a difficult time for the football club. I am proud of the achievements that we made, and I am proud of the academy players that have made their step into the first team and performed so well. They are the future of the club.
“I am disappointed not to have had the time this season to take the club forward and bring it to the next level. I wish the team and the club every success for the future.”
Frank Lampard Sacked - History
Despite the most recent results of the club, manager Frank Lampard has pushed the blues in the upper echelon of the Premier League, finishing 4th last season, and putting the team back in the Champions League. Despite this, the former Chelsea legend is only given 18 months and is suddenly sacked after a string of negative performances throughout the mid-season.
Frank Lampard Sacked - Thomas Tuchel as Replacement
Several sources have cited that Thomas Tuchel is on the running to be the replacement of the former manager. The German football coach started his coaching career with VfB Stuttgart for five years. After bringing in the success to FC Augsburg II, he was then tasked to lead the newly promoted Mainz 05 in the Bundesliga. Tuchel is known for this high level of tactical play and differing styles of execution in the pitch. He is also renowned for this behavior and his ability to tackle the management of clubs he handles.
Frank Lampard Sacked - Conclusion
Despite the success of Lampard with the club, it is what it is as the industry of football really is focused on winning. Many managers have given split opinions on what happened with the sacking of the Chelsea legend. It just goes to show how cut-throat the competition is with the sport.
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