Frank Lampard ‘to be SACKED by Chelsea with his players told NOT to come in for training this morning’, as boss gets the boot just 24 hours after FA Cup win following dire run of form
Frank Lampard ‘is set to be sacked by Chelsea’ on Monday less than 24 hours after their FA Cup win over Luton.
The Daily Telegraph report that the players were told not to report to the training ground until Monday afternoon.
Confirmation could come on Monday as the club take decisive action following a poor run of results in the Premier League.
Frank Lampard ‘is set to be sacked by Chelsea’ with the players told not to report to the club’s training ground until Monday afternoon
Chelsea beat Championship side Luton 3-1 in the FA Cup on Sunday but it doesn’t seem to have saved Lampard from the sack following a slump in league form
Chelsea beat Championship side Luton 3-1 in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday but the win doesn’t seem to have spared Lampard from the chop with his team a lowly ninth in the league table.
A dreadful run of league form has seen the Blues lose five of their last eight Premier League matches, leaving them well out of the title picture.
The slump in form led to mounting pressure on Stamford Bridge favourite Lampard.
Thomas Tuchel, who was sacked as Paris Saint-Germain manager in December, is the bookmakers’ favourite to succeed Lampard at Stamford Bridge. Max Allegri also features highly among the favourites.
More to follow.
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