TERRY CREDITS LAMPARD FOR CHELSEA SUCCESS

Aston Villa assistant manager John Terry is certain thatfellow Chelsea legend Frank Lampard played a big part in the successes recorded at the club this season despite his dismissal as the Chelsea manager in January.

Frank Lampard was sacked by club owner Roman Abramovich after a difficult run in the league. He oversaw just three wins in his final 11 games in the Premier League and that ultimately led to his unfortunate exit.

LAMPARD LEADS RACE FOR MANAGERIAL JOB

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is reportedly leading the hunt for a new manager at Premier League side Crystal Palace. South London giants Crystal Palace are looking for a new manager with current boss Roy Hodgson set to leave this summer at the end of his contract with the Selhurst Park outfit.

The report from the Daily Telegraph stated that Frank Lampard is at the top of the list of managerial targets for Palace in their quest to find a suitable replacement for Hodgson who has led them to mid-table in each of the last three seasons in the Premier League. Hodgson replaced Dutchman Frank De Boer after the Ajax Amsterdam legend was sacked after just four games.

TUCHEL, CLEAR UPGRADE ON LAMPARD

Eyebrows were raised in English football when club legend Frank Lampard was sacked as the Chelsea manager and replaced by Thomas Tuchel at the start of the year. A lot of football stakeholders questioned the decision and whether it was the right one or not.

The events of the three months that followed the decision have gone a long way to silence the doubters who had issues with the appointment of Tuchel in the place of the sacked Frank Lampard. This is mainly due to the performance of German tactician Tuchel since he took the job in January.

LAMPARD ON PALACE MANAGERIAL SHORTLIST

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is reportedly on a three-man managerial shortlist at Crystal Palace ahead of the new season which starts in August. This is according to the report from Football Insider which revealed that Frank Lampard is on the shortlist alongside Eddie Howe and Burnley boss Sean Dyche.

South Londoners Palace have started the search for a new manager with current manager Roy Hodgson set to retire when his contract is up this summer. 73-year-old Hodgson is expected to announce his retirement soonest.

TUCHEL DEMANDS FOR LAMPARD TARGETS

New Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has asked for the same transfer targets demanded by his predecessor, Frank Lampard. Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard as the Blues boss at the start of this year and has led the club to an unbeaten run spanning 14 games in all competitions. The unbeaten sequence includes victories at fellow London team Tottenham Hotspur and holders Liverpool in the league as well as Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. Ex-Borussia Dortmund and PSG manager Tuchel has been able to rescue Chelsea's season since he was appointed as the replacement for the sacked Frank Lampard.

LAMPARD, GOOD FIT FOR PALACE

Former Premier League striker Marlon Harewood is certain that Chelsea legend Frank Lampard would be a good replacement for Roy Hodgson as the Crystal Palace manager. Ex-Aston Villa and West Ham United attacker Harewood talked about Lampard and the Crystal Palace managerial job in a chat with media platform Football Fancast. According to him, Frank Lampard would do a good job at Selburst Park if the 42-year-old is named as the replacement for the ageing Hodgson at the South London club. Roy Hodgson is in the final few months of his contract as the Crystal Palace manager and he could leave this summer if the former England and Switzerland boss fails to sign a new deal at the club. Roy Hodgson has done a decent job at Crystal Palace this season after the win over West Brom at the weekend took the Eagles to 11th place on the league table.

EVERYTHING HAS IMPROVED SINCE LAMPARD LEFT

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicuetahas stylishly thrown a shade at former manager Frank Lampard by saying that everything has improved since Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard as the Chelsea manager. Cesar Azpilicueta talked about the Frank Lampard era at Chelsea in comparison with Thomas Tuchel during an exclusive interview with Spanish newspaper MundoDeportivo. According to him, results have improved significantly since the appointment of German tactician Thomas Tuchelin place of the sacked Frank Lampard and that the team has better feelings with Tuchel in charge. Cesar Azpilicueta also pointed out that he was fortunate to share the dressing room with Frank Lampard before he became his coach at the same club.

LAMPARD RULED OUT OF BOURNEMOUTH JOB

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is out of the running for the permanent managerial position at Bournemouth, who are in the English Championship following their relegation from the top flight. Bournemouth narrowly missed Premier League survival and then manager Eddie Howe had to resign from his job with the Cherries after their relegation was confirmed. Bournemouth opted to promote a manager from within the club instead of appointing a manager from outside.


This led to the emergence of Jason Tindall as the Bournemouth manager. Jason Tindall was the assistant manager to Eddie Howe and the club decided to promote him to the role of a manager. It didn't work out well for him as he was sacked as the Cherries boss last week after a poor run that saw the South Coast club drop to the sixth and final playoff spot.

LAMPARD EARNS £2M CHELSEA PAYOFF

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard was paid just £2m as payoff following his dismissal from his role as their manager. Frank Lampard enjoyed a very good career as a player at Stamford Bridge. The 42-year-old spent over a decade at Stamford Bridge following his move from London rivals West Ham United in the summer of 2003. Frank Lampard spent 11 years at Chelsea on the back of his £11m move from the Hammers.


He went on to attain legendary status at Chelsea due to his goals. Frank Lampard won several titles for the Blues in addition to being the record goalscorer for the club till date.

PULISIC IS BEING WASTED UNDER LAMPARD

Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic should not be playing for the West London giants at this moment according to Former United States of America international Alexis Lalas. According to him, Pulisic is too good for the present Chelsea team and that the ex-Borussia Dortmund forward is being wasted under Blues manager Frank Lampard.


Alexis Lalas talked about Christian Pulisic, Frank Lampard and Chelsea on the State of the Union podcast.
Alexis Lalas buttressed his point by saying that Christian Pulisic was the only player who tried to change the game for the Chelsea during the defeat to Manchester City in their last league game and that he needs better players around him.

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