Chelsea are preparing to axe Italian manager Maurizio Sarri regardless of whether he wins the Europa League title and reportedly want to lure Frank Lampard back at Stamford Bridge as his replacement.
The Italian boss has struggled to win the hearts of the Blues supporters despite a solid first campaign in charge at the West London club getting to the final of two Cups and finishing third in the English top-tier Nevertheless, Sky Sport Italia claimed that the Blues are looking to change their head coach after the Europa League final and want Frank Lampard to usher in a new era.
The ex-Chelsea midfield star is currently plotting a way past of Aston Villa in Derby County’s promotion play-off decider at Wembley in the coming week, having enjoyed an excellent first campaign as a manager.
Chelsea chiefs have been impressed with the way Frank Lampard has carried himself and are believed to be keen to bring the legendary players back to Stamford Bridge as Petr Cech has already offered a job at the West London club.
The 40-year-old manager has had two Chelsea players on loan on his books at Derby Coventry – Fikayo Tomori and Mason Mount and, with a transfer ban potentially looming, Chelsea want a head-coach who is prepared to bring through and develop their youngsters from the youth academy.
Jody Morris, who was the Blues Under-21s head-coach before joining Frank Lampard as his assistant at Derby, has previously been vital of how few rising stars have made the grade at Chelsea.
Interestingly, Sky Sport claims that Sarri may not be out of work for very long, with the former Napoli man has been offered a job at Juventus as a replacement for Allegri.
The Old Lady announced that Massimiliano Allegri will leave the club after the season ends and Sarri has been on top of their wishlist.