Chelsea have sacked coach and club icon Frank Lampard. After a good start, Chelsea lost their home ground in the league as the team ranks ninth. According to British information, Lampard will be replaced by former Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel.
Frank Lampard has always been rumored to be loose and now the action is high. The 42-year-old, who has a year and a half left on his contract, is forced to leave Chelsea.
– The latest results and achievements did not live up to expectations, The club writes on its website.
Roman Abramovich, the owner of the Russian oligarchs and Chelsea, says the decision was tough.
I have a great personal relationship with Frank. Under the current circumstances, we still think it is better to switch coaches. Frank will always be warmly welcomed to Stamford Bridge.
And it is rumored that German Thomas Tuchel is in control. It provides Including Sky Sports. And he was expelled a month ago from French club Paris Saint-Germain, which he trained for two and a half seasons.
Thomas Tuchel coached Paris Saint-Germain for two and a half years.
Thomas Tuchel was expelled from PSG in December.
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Tuchel won two league championships with his club, Paris Saint-Germain, but never had a Champions League title. Paris Saint-Germain lost the UEFA Champions League Final to Bayern Munich 0-1 in August 2020.
Before that, he coached Borussia Dortmund for two seasons (2015-16, 2016-17), replacing current Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp in the summer of 2015.
Chelsea topped the league in December
Over the summer, Chelsea spent more than £ 200m on player purchases as Ben Chilwell (Leicester), Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen), Hakim Ziyach (Ajax) and Timo Werner (Leipzig) joined forces.
The season started well. Seven weeks earlier, on December 5, Chelsea beat Leeds 3-1 and temporarily advanced into the Premier League.
After the victory over Leeds, it was the slope. Chelsea’s record in their last eight league matches is 2–1-5. London are ninth in the league table with 11 points, even leaders Manchester United. The 0-2 away loss to Leicester last week was Lampard’s last Premier League match for the club.
The team is still in both the FA Cup and the Champions League as they await the Round of 16 Final. In the FA Cup, Chelsea will face Barnsley in two weeks, while Spain’s Atlético de Madrid will play in the Champions League within a month.
Contract until summer 2022
As a player, midfielder Lampard was one of Chelsea’s icons. He represented the club for 13 consecutive seasons between 2001 and 2014.
Lampard began his coaching career in the Championship club derby prior to the 2018-2019 season.
In the summer of 2019, Lampard signed a three-year contract with Chelsea. The first season at Chelsea Four resulted in fourth place in the Premier League.