Chelsea Football Club sacked its head coach, Frank Lampard, for not meeting up with the club’s expectation.
This was contained in a statement titled “Chelsea Football Club have today parted company with Head Coach Frank Lampard.”
According to the statement, Lampard’s “recent results and performances have not met the Club’s expectations, leaving the Club mid-table without any clear path to sustained improvement.”
Commenting on the club’s decision, Roman Abramovich said,
“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.
“On behalf of everyone at the Club, the Board and personally, I would like to thank Frank for his work as Head Coach and wish him every success in the future. He is an important icon of this great club and his status here remains undiminished. He will always be warmly welcomed back at Stamford Bridge.”
Although, the Club has not disclosed the appointment of a new head coach, Sky Sport reports that “Borussia Dortmund and PSG boss Thomas Tuchel is likely to be the replacement for Lampard.