Jody Morris says his departure from Chelsea alongside Frank Lampard yesterday was “tough to take on all levels” and believes the club has never had a coaching team that cared more about the club.
Lampard was sacked from his role as the Blues head coach on Monday morning after a poor run of form in the Premier League had left the Blues ninth in the table.
Morris, who returned to Stamford Bridge alongside Lampard from Derby County in the summer of 2019, also left the club.
Morris wrote on Instagram: “It’s hurt twice previously that I’ve had to leave this great club, but it’s been on my terms and both times it was done with the bigger picture for myself and my family in mind…
“Yesterday was tough to take on all levels… I’ve always felt lucky to be able to say I’ve played for the team I’ve supported since I was a young boy growing up on north end road..
“I am also immensely proud to say I’ve been stood next to our gaffa @franklampard who has worked tirelessly to improve the players and the culture every single day. Us as your staff couldn’t ask for a better leader!!
“There has never been a bunch in that dugout that cared more inside Stamford Bridge!! I’m even prouder of the work that has gone on day in, day out at Cobham in what has been the toughest period anybody has had to face in charge.
“Thank you so much to the fans for the support I’ve had personally throughout.. I am one of you…
“Thank you to Mr. Abramovich and Marina Granovskaia for allowing me to fulfill one of my dreams… Chelsea is and always will be my club no matter what.”
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