Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is under severe pressure in the wake of his side’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester on Tuesday night.
And links to Thomas Tuchel, Ralph Hasenhutl and Andriy Shevchenko are starting to intensify, with the German available following his departure from Paris Saint-Germain last month.
But according to The Mirror,Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has told Lampard a top four finish is crucial else…
Chelsea want to give their former midfielder time to turn things around at Stamford Bridge, especially given his status as a club legend.
They’re wary of pulling the trigger just yet, having last axed a manager before the end of the season in 2015 back when Jose Mourinho was in charge.
Lampard has tried hard to play down expectations of his Chelsea side.
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But after spending over £250million on names such as Kai Havertz, Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell back in the summer, the Blues board disagree with the 42-year-old and want him to turn things around.
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