Chelsea interim manager Lampard: “Mason Mount is fantastic, Chelsea’s big player”

Frank Lampard (44) has officially been appointed as the ‘interim manager’ of Chelsea in the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL).

Chelsea announced on its website on the 6th (local time) that Lampard will lead the team until the end of this season.

Lampard said through the club, “(Accepting the managerial position) was a very easy decision. “This is my club,” he said. “I have many emotions and feelings.”

“I came with the belief that I could help the team until the end of the season. We will do our best to give the fans what they want until the end of the season,” he said. “There are many talented players on our team. It’s a pleasure to work with and help players with that talent.”

Chelsea have nine Premier League games left this season. They also advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, where they faced Real Madrid.

Lampard is the club’s representative legend who scored 211 goals in 648 games for Chelsea as a player.

Having played on the professional stage since 1995, he led Chelsea’s golden age by taking charge of Chelsea’s midfield from 2001 to 2014.

After retiring in 2017, he turned into a manager and took over as Chelsea manager in July 2019. However, he was sacked in January 2021 due to poor performance. This time, I got another chance with ‘Firefighter’.

Chelsea are currently 11th in the league (10 wins, 9 draws, 10 losses, 39 points), 14 points behind Manchester United (53 points), 4th, which can qualify for the Champions League.

At the first press conference after taking office, Lampard showed confidence, saying, “In the short term, it’s a positive thing for me because everyone can make a fresh start.” 메이저사이트

He also revealed that he plans to use Mason Mount (24) in the remaining games. Mount, a former member of the England national team, is struggling this season due to injuries and a drop in form. Mount came out as a replacement member in the last two games, but is likely to return to the starting lineup from the match against Wolverhampton on the 8th.

“Mason has always been a fantastic player at Derby (he was on loan at Derby County) and Chelsea,” Lampard said. “I know he’s had some injury problems. He’ll have to talk to him and find out his condition, but I know what to get from Mason. He is a big player for Chelsea.”

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