Lampard Sacking: Chelsea fan group kicks as Abramovich sacks club legend
Chelse fan group, ‘we are the shed‘ condemn the sacking of Frank Lampard as Chelsea manager by the club yesterday. Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire and Chelsea owner confirmed the sacking of Frank Lampard yesterday following the West London team dip in form.
“The decision to sack Frank Lampard was ‘cowardly’ and that the board need to be held to account”, according to ‘We are the shed’, a Chelsea fan group.
Frank Lampard, who returned to Chelsea as a manager in 2019 after years of playing and winning every title with the Blues spent less than two years as the gaffer in the team before he was relieved of his duty.
Chelsea and Lampard spent more than £200M on players acquisition last summer amidst the COVID-19 outbreak that hurts sporting activities economically.
Despite the heavy investment on young talented players, Chelsea is struggling this season in the English Premier League where they currently occupied the 9th position on the league table after 18 games so far in this 2020/2021 campaign.
The former Derby manager was sacked less than 24 hours after the West Londoners defeated Luton to progress to the next round of the FA Cup.
Thomas Tuchel, former Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint Germain coach will replace Frank Lampard as the new manager at Stamford Bridge.