Chelsea CEO Roman Abramovich has been reported to be keen on replacing club manager Maurizio Sarri with legend Frank Lampard this summer, accroding to Express.
Despite having an amazing start to the season, the Italian manager have had to live with the smashing critics from supporters in order to help his club to a third spot in the Premier League and also reaching the Europa League final.
He also helped Chelsea to the final of the EFL cup this season, only to be defeated through penalties by League winner Manchester city at Wembley.
But with all that the Italian manager still face a lot of critics, putting his future with the Stamford Bridge oufit in doubt. And club legend Lampard, who has had an impressive start to his managerial career in the EFL Championship, is constantly being linked back to Chelsea.
Lampard has led his team, Derby County, to the play-off final as they will be facing Aston Villa on May 26.
Report from Sport Mediaset claims that Billionaire Abramovich might just be parting ways with Sarri to bring in Lampard to the Stamford Bridge.
The former England international was asked about a possible move back to Chelsea in February, and he said: “I will never get excited about that.
“It is certainly a club I respect and a manager that I respect so it wouldn’t make me smile or anything different because my job is here.
“I obviously follow Chelsea, have huge respect for them, and I hope to see them, put some form together and turn those results around.”
Three days after the EFL Championship play-off final, Chelsea will be facing Arsenal in Europa League final to be held in Baku on May 29.