'He's Home': Chelsea Appoint Frank Lampard as New Head Coach

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Derby County Football Club can confirm that Frank Lampard has parted company with the club and has been appointed as the new Head Coach of Chelsea Football Club.

'I am immensely proud to be returning to Chelsea as head coach, ' he told the club's official website.

"As I say, everyone knows how I feel about the club, my absolute desire is to be here and work hard".

"It gives us great pleasure to welcome Frank back to Chelsea as head coach", she said in the statement announcing his appointment. Frank possesses fantastic knowledge and understanding of the club and last season, he demonstrated he is one of the most talented young coaches in the game.

Chelsea made the announcement on Thursday, few weeks after Maurizio Sarri left the club to take over the rein at Juventus.

The former England midfielder takes over after his debut managerial season in charge of Championship outfit Derby County, where he guided the team to the play-off final.

They claim that 'Lampard plans to make Loftus-Cheek one of his key players in midfield once the 23-year-old returns to fitness'.

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"Appointing Lampard at Chelsea is the ultimate no-brainer. the timing is right", said Lee Wellings, sports correspondent for Al Jazeera.

He won 11 major trophies in 13 years at Stamford Bridge, including three Premier League titles and the Champions League.

The report details that the England global may not play again during the 2019 calendar year after rupturing his Achilles tendon.

Lampard's first two competitive games as Chelsea manager will be against Manchester United, on August 11 in the opening weekend of the Premier League, and Liverpool, in the UEFA Super Cup on August 14 in Istanbul.

Whereas Sarri divided opinion among Chelsea fans on his style and approach, Lampard's legendary status in west London is carved into the arteries of SW6 that feed and inspire the Blues.

According to the same article, keeping Hudson-Odoi at Chelsea FC is a "priority" for the Blues given their transfer ban and the sale of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid last month.