Chelsea confirmed the sacking of Frank Lampard and his assistant Jody Morris yesterday morning in news that shocked the world of football.
It had a sense that the pressure was on and Lampard was hanging by a very thin thread, but they had just beaten Luton Town to advance to the FA Cup 5th round, so the announcement coming right after that was not expected.
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It makes you feel like the decision had already been made, but perhaps the club were waiting to get more advanced with the hiring of Thomas Tuchel, which could be confirmed any moment now.
Tuchel gets green light to start work immediately at Chelsea after Lampard sacking. Full story on a dramatic day #cfc https://t.co/wmIINKTeKk
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Tuchel is expected to challenge for the title this season, according to a report from The Sun, which really is some massive task.
They also claim that is was Petr Cech that addressed players before training at 2pm to explain the situation and Lampard’s sacking. That was then followed up by Marina Granovskaia speaking to them.