Frank Lampard appointed Chelsea’s interim manager

Graham Potter has been fired, and Lampard has completed a surprising return to Chelsea for the remainder of the season. Lampard will assume leadership, according to the club, as they go through an “exhaustive process” to choose a permanent leader.

After being designated Chelsea’s interim manager, Frank Lampard said he will “concentrate on the work in hand” rather than pursuing the position full-time.

“I want to do the best possible role I can, and after that, we will see what happens,” the 44-year-old said. “I am not getting anywhere ahead of myself.”

Lampard previously led Chelsea from July 2019 until he was fired in January 2021. He last had a job when being fired by Everton in January.

Before playing Real Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday, his first match will be a Premier League away match against Wolves on Saturday.

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Lampard played at Stamford Bridge when caretaker manager Roberto di Matteo guided the team to Champions League victory before being hired permanently.

The living legend of Chelsea, passionately said, “This is my club; I have a lot of emotional feelings towards the club.”

Chelsea is resolved not to make a hasty decision. They seem prepared to go through a thorough procedure in light of the Graham Potter fiasco. After what is now viewed as a blunder in selecting the former Brighton manager, they want a manager with a track record of success.

The two candidates receiving the most extreme attention are recently fired Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann and former Spain coach Luis Enrique. Mauricio Pochettino, a former manager of Tottenham, is also anticipated to speak.

Chelsea will see Frank Lampard as a manager who can keep them in a holding pattern and will be well-liked by their supporters. He is familiar with Chelsea and has some recent, if not particularly successful, managing experience.