Frank Lampard was shown the exit door at Stamford Bridge after a spell of worrisome loses
The English man wasn’t handed a hero’s exit as he was sacked in a troubling time in quest to have the club saved from doom.
Chelsea were in line for a strong UCL tie against Atletico Madrid and keeping the former midfielder in charge of the club only slims their chances of advancing past the round of 16 opponents.
A pivotal match to Lampard’s sack was his loss to Leicester City as he was let to lead the side against Luton Town which he came on with victory before been handed a sack notice the following day.
One of Blues’ favorite center men, Jorginho has taken out the time to speak on Lampard’s sack as he believes the former number 8 climbed the throne too early.
“Look, I’ll be really sincere here on [Frank] Lampard,” Jorginho said.
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“I believe, given he was a legend at the club, he skipped some steps necessary for learning before moving to a big club.”
“He came to a club where he is a legend, without having experience at other clubs.
“I think he came too soon, skipped a few steps ahead and wasn’t ready for a job at this level, to be honest.”
It appears the decision to let go of the 42-year-old was the wisest decision the club ever made in a decade.
Thomas Tuchel’s arrival handed Chelsea a semi finals qualification on the Champions League and final against Leicester for the FA Cup after thrashing Manchester City in the semi finals.
Not just did Chelsea advance into the semis for the first time in a long time, Chelsea did edge past Atletico Madrid in a record setting way.
It is the first time the Blue and White outfits knocked off the Spaniards without conceding a goal and winning both legs.
Chelsea are also in line for a top 4 finish when they go head to head with West Ham United tomorrow.
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