With Thomas Tuchel reportedly set to take the reins at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have confirmed Frank Lampard’s departure as head coach.
Frank Lampard has been sacked as Chelsea head coach, the Blues have confirmed.
Widespread reports emerged on Monday that the Blues were set to dismiss Lampard after a run of two wins in eight Premier League games left them ninth, 11 points off the pace.
Chelsea Football Club has today parted company with Head Coach Frank Lampard.— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) January 25, 2021
Confirmation soon followed, bringing to an end Lampard’s 18-month reign back at the club where he remains the all-time record goalscorer, with former Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel expected to be appointed as his successor.
Roman Abramovich explains why Chelsea have sacked Frank Lampard: