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Lampard Opens Up On Chelsea Sacking

Frank Lampard has reacted to his sacking as Chelsea coach on Monday.

The 42-year-old was relieved of his duties after poor performances in the Premier League which has seen Chelsea slip out of the top four.

Lampard oversaw a spending spree in the summer which cost over 200 million on new players.

Some Football afficionados have described his sacking as brutal but Lampard has expressed his feeling on Instagram.

personal relationship” with his former manager and said he “will always be warmly welcomed back at Stamford Bridge.”

Lampard took to Instagram on Monday evening to break his silence.

“It has been a huge privilege and an honour to manage Chelsea, a club that has been a huge part of my life for so long,” Lampard wrote. 

“Firstly, I would like to thank the fans for the incredible support that I have received for the last 18 months. I hope they know what that means to me.”

“When I took on this role I understood the challenges that lay ahead in a difficult time for the football club,” he added.

“I am proud of the achievements that we made, and I am proud of the Academy players that have made their step into the first team and performed well. They are the future of the club”.

“I am disappointed not to have had the time this season to take the club forward and bring it to the next level.

“I want to thank Mr Abramovich, the board, players, my coaching team and everyone at the club for their hard work and dedication, especially in these unprecedented and challenging times”.

Chelsea are expected to have Thomas Tuchel in the dugout for the clash against Wolves on Wednesday.

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