Chelsea appoint Frank Lampard as head coach
Chelsea has appointed their former player Frank Lampard as head coach for three-year contract as a Maurizio Sarri’s successor after moving to Juventus.
Lampard led Derby to the Championship play-off final, where they lost to Aston Villa, in his first season as a manager.
41-year-old express on how he’s happy to return to the club as head coach after successful history he made during his service at Stamford Bridge.
‘I am immensely proud to be returning to Chelsea as head coach. Everyone knows my love for this club and the history we have shared, however, my sole focus is on the job in hand and preparing for the season ahead. I am here to work hard, bring further success to the club and I cannot wait to get started,’ Lampard said.
Meanwhile Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia also speak out about fantastic knowledge and understanding are the reasons convince club hierarchy to appoint him.
‘It gives us great pleasure to welcome Frank back to Chelsea as head coach. Frank possesses fantastic knowledge and understanding of the club and last season, he demonstrated he is one of the most talented young coaches in the game, she said.
‘After 13 years with us as a player, where he became a club legend and our record goalscorer, we believe this is the perfect time for him to return and are delighted he has done so. We will do everything we can to ensure he has all the support required to be a huge success.’