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Chelsea confirms Lampard as new head manager

has confirmed as their head coach on a three-year contract.

Okay.ng understands that the Blues legend agreed to a contract worth £4million-a-year with hefty bonuses, especially for getting into the Champions League.

Chelsea FC confirmed the appointment in a statement on its website.

Lampard said in the statement:

“I am immensely proud to be returning to Chelsea as head coach.

“Everyone knows my love for this club and the history we have shared, however, my sole focus is on the job in hand and preparing for the season ahead.

“I am here to work hard, bring further success to the club and I cannot wait to get started.”

Chelsea director, Marina Granovskaia, expressed her pleasure over the signing of Lampard as the club manager.

She said: “It gives us great pleasure to welcome Frank back to Chelsea as head coach.

“Frank possesses fantastic knowledge and understanding of the club and last season, he demonstrated he is one of the most talented young coaches in the game.

“After 13 years with us as a player, where he became a club legend and our record goalscorer, we believe this is the perfect time for him to return and are delighted he has done so.

“We will do everything we can to ensure he has all the support required to be a huge success.”

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