Chelsea sack manager Lampard after slump

01/26/2021

London, Jan, 26: Chelsea dismissed manager Frank Lampard after 18 months in charge Monday after the man at the heart of much of their greatest success as a player failed to deliver as coach despite spending over £200 million in the summer transfer window.

Former Paris St Germain manager Thomas Tuchel is the favourite to replace Lampard, British media reported.

Lampard, who led the club to a top-four finish and the FA Cup final in his managerial debut 2019-20 campaign, leaves with Chelsea ninth in the Premier League after a run of five defeats in eight league games. -Agencies

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