FRANK LAMPARD was summoned to a breakfast time sacking - after Roman Abramovich decided the former Blues midfielder’s reign could not be rescued.
Abramovich made the final call to sack Lampard - who will be replaced by German Thomas Tuchel - after seeing no real signs of improvement in the FA Cup win over Luton.
Despite the victory, Abramovich was left concerned at the flat and edgy nature of the performance, with Timo Werner’s penalty miss the clearest sign of the lack of confidence in Lampard’s squad.
While the Chelsea owner was desperate to give Lampard time to turn his listing Blues ship away from the rocks, Abramovich reluctantly agreed that a change had to be made to prevent the entire season capsizing and took what was described as a very difficult decision.
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Guendouzi wasn't around for Arsenal's FA Cup victory on Saturday evening, or
the celebrations that came after, but the Frenchman is now enjoying his
midfielder was an important part of the Arsenal first team early in the season
but hasn't played since his altercation with Neal Maupay at the end of the loss
against Brighton back in June.
even in the squad for the win against Chelsea at Wembley in the final on
Saturday and he's finally broken his silence, after not appearing in the post
Instagram he put up a picture on his story from his holiday, and it looks
pretty good in fairness.
falling out with the manager, that has seen him miss out on the game and
several matches prior, Mikel Art...
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Martinez couldn't hold back his tears as he celebrated winning the FA Cup with
Arsenal, 10 years after leaving Argentina to join the club as a teenager.
beat Chelsea 2-1 on Saturday evening to secure their 14th FA Cup trophy, with
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the hero on the day.
Martinez has been a great feel good story for the north London side, since
getting the chance as regular first choice goalkeeper at the Emirates for the
first time in a decade at the club, following Bernd Leno's injury after
clashing with Neal Maupay in the game against Brighton in June.
match the keeper, who could do nothing about Christian Pulisic's opener, was
interviewed with Aubameyang and couldn't hold back the tears
27-year-old was also...