Chelsea FC legend Frank Lampard has been appointed as the club’s new head coach in place of Maurizio Sarri who left to join Juventus.
The 41-year-old who spent thirteen successful years at the club during his playing days returns five years after leaving the club having spent the last year Honing his managerial skills at Derby County which he led to the Championship play-off final.
Speaking after his appointment the former England midfielder 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.”
The Chelsea record goalscorer signed a three year deal and will now take up one of the most infamous jobs in England as the Europa League winners look to navigate this period of transfer ban whilst maintaining success on the pitch.