Chelsea warned against replacing under-fire manager Maurizio Sarri with Frank Lampard

first_imgChelsea legend Frank Lampard is currently in charge of Derby County (Picture: Getty)Chelsea have been warned against replacing under-fire manager Maurizio Sarri with club legend Frank Lampard.Italian boss Sarri only arrived at Stamford Bridge last summer but is already clinging on to his job at Chelsea.Having lost three of their last four Premier League fixtures, Chelsea have slipped to sixth in the Premier League and were thrashed 6-0 by Manchester City last weekend.Sarri’s struggles have led to speculation over his future in west London and Chelsea legend Lampard has been touted as a potential successor.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBut Arsenal hero Paul Merson says it is too early to view Lampard – the current Derby County manager – as a candidate to take over at Chelsea.AdvertisementAdvertisementAsked whether Lampard could manage his former club, Merson told Sky Sports: ‘Not yet. It’s a big job.‘They’re not Norwich, they’re not 10 points clear at the top. It’s early.‘I think he’s doing great, don’t get me wrong. But there’s a long way to go. Metro Sport ReporterSunday 17 Feb 2019 12:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kShares Advertisement Blues boss Maurizio Sarri (Picture: Getty) Chelsea v Man Utd: Gianfranco Zola previews FA Cup tieTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 12:08FullscreenChelsea v Man Utd: Gianfranco Zola previews FA Cup tiehttps://metro.co.uk/video/chelsea-v-man-utd-gianfranco-zola-previews-fa-cup-tie-1864186/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘You’re talking one of the top four, five clubs in England. One of the top 20 in the world of football. It’s a bit early for me.’Lampard’s Derby County are currently seventh in the Championship, outside the play-off places only on goal difference.Speaking last week, the former England midfielder downplayed speculation linking him with the manager’s job at Stamford Bridge.‘It is certainly a club I respect and a manager that I respect so it wouldn’t make me smile or anything different because my job is here,’ he said.‘I obviously follow Chelsea, have huge respect for them, and I hope to see them, put some form together and turn those results around.’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Chelsea warned against replacing under-fire manager Maurizio Sarri with Frank Lampard Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

Cycling: Another impressive performance from Carrick teenager

first_imgO’Loughlin then took over the race lead following victory in Sunday mornings individual time trial before defending the Yellow Jersey on the remaining two road stages. Carrick on Suir’s Michael O’Loughlin has continued his impressive start to the 2015 season.The Nicholas Roche Performance Team rider claimed victory in the Gorey 3-Day over the bank holiday weekend riding on the Irish team.The 18 year old finished 2nd on the opening stage when he was part of a breakaway group. last_img read more