Premier League side, Chelsea Football Club has signed its former player, Frank Lampard as its Head coach in a three-year cotract.
The club made the announcement on its site this morning.
In a statement, Chelsea described the English man as one of its greatest player in the history of the club.
Chelsea’s director Marina Granovskaia 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.’
In a speech, The 41-year-old was quoted saying ‘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.’
Lampard netted about 20 goals for five consecutive seasons in Chelsea and according to Premier League statistics, he made the fourth-highest assists in the competition’s history.
He also made a record-breaking 164 consecutive league appearances between 2001 and 2005, still the highest for an outfield player.