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Chelsea Announce Club Legend, Frank Lampard As New Boss

Felix Egbomuche

Felix Egbomuche

Chelsea football club have appointed club Legend Frank Lampard as their new manager.

The 41-year-old takes up the position from the 2019/2020 season replacing Italian gaffer, Maurizio Sarri who left the Blues for Serie A Champions, Juventus.

The 41-year-old said: ‘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.’

“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.”

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia paid a glowing tribute to his history at Stamford Bridge with a lengthy statement detailing everything he achieved during his 13 years as a player at Lampard's unveiling.

“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.

“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.”