Chelsea Draw Up Five Man List To Replace Frank Lampard With : The London side has already nailed down on a pile of candidates to replace Lampard with
Across his stay at the helm of Chelsea, Roman Abramovich has built a reputation as a ruthless owner. The Russian owner has been known to run out of patience extremely quickly once results stop going his side’s way.
And it’s a strategy which has traditionally worked for Roman with Chelsea emerging as the most successful English club of the last decade under his tutelage. Despite being in dwindling form under Sarri, Chelsea ended up sealing the Europa League to add to their expansive trophy collection.
However, the 2019-20 season saw Chelsea end up bereft of a triumph for the first time in years. While not many were overly concerned with the season with Frank Lampard managing to seal a top 4 finish in his debut season despite having to navigate his way around a transfer ban, questions have now started being raised his way.
The Lampard failing to make the 220 million pounds he was handed over by Roman to overhaul Chelsea’s squad this season, the club’s manager is under immense pressure. Chelsea find themselves 9th in the Premier League with the club having won just once in his last six matches.
Chelsea Next Manager?
While Lampard is set to be accorded atleast the next month to turnaround things, the club has already drawn up a five man pile to replace the manager. According to the Daily Mail, Massimiliano Allegri, Julian Nagelsmann, Ralf Rangnick, Thomas Tuchel and Southampton’s Ralph Hasenhüttl are all potential candidates for the job.
Chelsea will be up against Morecambe in the FA Cup this week before facing off against Fulham in the Premier League next. The two clashes come as massive breathing space to Lampard with Chelsea widely envisaged to ease their way to comprehensive wins in both the matches.
Meanwhile, Lampard confirmed that the club will be without the injured Andres Christensen, Reece James and N’Golo Kante for the third round FA Cup skirmish.