Frank Lampard has been sacked as head coach of Chelsea Football club.
His sack comes after he led the team to beat Luton Town 3-1 in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday.
Indicating reasons why Lampard was sacked, the club in a statement said: “recent results and performances have not met the Club’s expectations, leaving the Club mid-table without any clear path to sustained improvement.”
According to a statement from the , the recent results and performances which did not meet Club’s expectations, leaving the Club mid-table without any clear path to sustained improvement.
The club also described the decision as “very difficult”, forcing its owner, Roman Abramovich, to issue a statement on Lampard’s sack
Here’s what he 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.”
Lampard is reportedly set to be replaced by former PSG manager, Thomas Tuchel.
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