More

    Chelsea duo could sign, as Lampard wanted by Prem club with £50m dream

    Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has emerged as a leading target to take over from Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace, according to a report.

    Palace could be in for a big summer of transition, with their manager and a number of players’ contracts expiring. Hodgson has proved a fantastic addition to Palace, who were in dire straits after sacking Frank de Boer in 2017. Since then, though, the Eagles have finished 11th, 12th and 14th in the Premier League.

    Nevertheless, his contract expires at the end of the season and, as such, a decision over his future looms.

    According to The Telegraph, Palace have seriously considered finding a new manager in recent months.

    However, in a new development, ex-Chelsea coach Lampard is now a ‘leading contender’ to step in if Hodgson leaves.

    The 42-year-old feels keen to resume his Premier League managerial career, having had his time at Stamford Bridge cut short in January.

    NFL Betting

    What’s more, among the 20 top-flight clubs, Palace would prove one of the more intriguing projects.

    Uncertainty currently looms over Selhurst Park, with 11 players reaching the end of their contracts in June.

    However, the club are reportedly planning a £50million summer transfer overhaul. That would entail four or five new signings and a couple of ‘high-profile’ loan players.

    The report also claims that Lampard’s prior relationship with the Blues could prove beneficial; the Englishman could swoop for Billy Gilmour on loan, while Chelsea are also willing to let Tammy Abraham leave.

    Midfielder Gilmour remains a fringe player under Tuchel, but his raw talent is there. Abraham, meanwhile, became a lynchpin striker under Lampard but has fallen out of favour of late.

    Lampard has reservations about job

    Regardless of the potential acquisitions, Lampard would want assurances from the start that he would have the chance to progress Palace to a top-half finish.

    What’s more, doubt remains over whether he would immediately accept an offer from Palace. Other – and perhaps bigger clubs – could swoop in if he bides his time.

    In any case, The Telegraph adds that Lampard is not interested in the vacant England Under-21 job.


    Give our social media channels a follow – we’re on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram


    Lampard impressed in his only full season with Chelsea, guiding a young squad to a top-four finish after a summer transfer ban.

    However, after last summer’s big spending, a run of poor form saw owner Roman Abramovich sack him.

    READ MORE: Roy Hodgson has grave doubts about six Crystal Palace substitutes

    Source link news

    Related articles

    Comments

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Betting on Soccer

    Share article

    Latest articles

    Euro 2020: Scotland draw quest, Lewandowski, Spain cruise

    Day four of the Euros is here and it’s time for the Tartan Army to get their campaign underway…   Clarke needs to...

    Impressive Antetokounmpo helps Bucks tie series with Nets

    Giannis Antetokounmpo registered a double-double with 34 points and 12 assists to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 107-96 win in the NBA Eastern...

    Leeds United eye move for Lyon left-back Maxwel Cornet?

    Leeds United have reportedly “explored” the possibility of signing Lyon left-back Maxwel Cornet. The 24-year-old played a key role under Rudi Garcia in the 2020-21...

    Huddersfield Town Announce New Kit Paying Tribute to Their 1922 FA Cup Winning Side

    submitted by /u/BlunderingBazookas Source link news
    Betting on Soccer

    Newsletter

    Subscribe to stay updated.

    Get all the Soccers update on your hand. Always touch with Soccer