Just In: Chelsea Confirm Signing Lampard As New Manager

Just In: Chelsea Confirm Signing Lampard As New Manager
Chelsea Coach, Frank Lampard

Chelsea football club has confirmed the appointment of former player, Frank Lampard, as head coach today.

The former England midfielder was given a three-year deal.

Lampard succeeds Maurizio Sarri who left the London club to join Serie A champion, Juventus, after just one season at the helms of the affair at Stanford Bridge.

Frank Lampard left his post at Derby County after leading them to Champions League play-off only to narrowly lose to Aston Villa.

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The Englishman was at the helms at Derby County when they met and emerged victorious against Manchester United in the Carabao Cup last season.

Speaking shortly after his confirmation, the Englishman 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.”