Frank Lampard has been confirmed as the new Chelsea manager ahead of the new season billed for the second week of August.
The announcement of his appointment as the Chelsea manager was made by the Blues via their official Twitter handle on Thursday morning.
Until his appointment, Frank Lampard was the Derby County manager having bagged the job at the start of last season.
Frank Lampard has signed a three-year deal at his former club until the end of the 2022/23 season and he’s expected to earn £4.5m on a yearly basis.
The new Chelsea manager is a legend at the club after he scored 211 goals and also provided 150 assists for the Blues in 648 appearances.
Frank Lampard is the all-time leading goalscorer at Chelsea till date.
The new Blues boss scored 211 goals during his 13-year stay at Stamford Bridge (from 2001 to 2014).
He won three Premier League titles, four FA Cup titles as well as the 2012 Champions League title.
Lampard replaces Maurizio Sarri as manager following his departure to Italian champions Juventus.
The 41-year-old performed well in his first managerial job at Derby County after leading them to the Championship Playoffs final last season before they were beaten 2-1 by former European champions Aston Villa.