Chelsea may make the choice to sack Frank Lampard as supervisor ought to the Blues be defeated by Leicester on Tuesday evening, talkSPORT has been advised.
The Foxes host Lampard’s struggling facet at 8:15pm – with full commentary of the large Premier League conflict LIVE on talkSPORT.
Whereas issues are going effectively for Brendan Rodgers proper now – Saturday’s defeat of Southampton noticed Leicester finish the weekend solely two factors off prime spot – Lampard is coping with extra difficult instances.
Chelsea are down in seventh after 18 video games, and whereas they beat Fulham final outing they’d gained only a single of their six Premier League matches earlier than going through their west London rivals.
And it’s truthful to say the efficiency in opposition to Fulham was hardly eye-catching, both, with Leicester trying to benefit from the Blues’ poor type and out-of-sorts showings when Lampard takes his facet to the King Energy.
The stress has mounted on Lampard over the previous few weeks with this dreadful run ongoing, and he is likely one of the favourites to lose his job within the Premier League sack race.
However may Lampard be axed as early as in the present day? In keeping with journalist Simon Johnson, who covers Chelsea for The Athletic, the reply to that query is ‘sure’.
“There already are (query marks over his future),” mentioned Johnson on the Sports activities Bar, with host Andy Goldstein additionally asking whether or not Brendan Rodgers may exchange Lampard within the Stamford Bridge dugout.
“He’s undoubtedly valued as a coach,” replied Johnson, “and who wouldn’t worth him as a coach due to the roles he’s finished at Leicester and Celtic.
“And he made an impression when he was answerable for the [Chelsea] youth and reserve staff.
“However there are quite a lot of issues Brendan has mentioned and finished over time which didn’t go down too effectively with the hierarchy.
“I feel if Chelsea are going to nominate one other supervisor they is perhaps wanting elsewhere.
“However he’d undoubtedly be decrease down on the checklist.”
Needing a clear-cut reply on Lampard’s future, Goldstein was simple along with his subsequent query: ‘If Leicester beat Chelsea, may he get the sack tonight?’
“Sure,” was Johnson’s reply.
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