Ex-Chelsea Boss Lampard Set To Return To Management As Top Premier League Club Show Interest

Ex-Chelsea Boss Lampard Set To Return To Management As Top Premier League Club Show Interest

- Frank Lampard has been tagged favourite to take over from Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace

- The former Chelsea boss has been out of work since he left Stamford Bridge in January

- Sean Dyche and Eddie Howie have also been linked to the role at Selhurst Park this summer

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Frank Lampard is top on the list of managers who have been linked with Premier League club Crystal Palace, The Sun.

Present boss Roy Hodgson's contract is set to expire at the end of the season and the veteran English boss has managed to keep the Eagles in the English topflight division.

According to The Telegraph the London club are weighing their options on Lampard if Hodgson does not sign a new deal at Selhurst Park.

Ex-Chelsea boss Lampard set to return to management as top Premier League boss show interest
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The 42-year-old was relieved of his duties with Chelsea back in January and is keen to return to the dug out soon.

Burnley's Sean Dyche and former Bournemouth's boss Eddie Howie have also been lined up for the role as manager at Selhurst Park.

But it is understood Lampard is number one on the list and Palace will do everything within their reach to hand the former England international the job.

Lampard has also been favoured to become the next England U21 boss but the Telegraph also stressed that the Chelsea legend is not interested in the offer.

The West Ham academy product recently disclosed that he has been receiving offers from top top clubs in the past two months but the right offer has not yet come.

"I've had some opportunities that have come up in the last six weeks, two months, that have been flattering but not the right thing.

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"The opportunities weren't quite right but I think about it. It would be something I'm keen to do, at the right time, at the right place."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Thomas Tuchel has admitted that his player rotation caused Chelsea's defeat to Arsenal in the London derby played at Stamford Bridge, The Sun.

The German gaffer who has been on an impressive run since becoming manager of the Blues blamed himself for the 1-0 defeat to the Gunners.

Emile Smith-Rowie grabbed the only goal of the game after a costly mistake by Jorginho which caught Kepa Arrizabalaga off his lines, as the Spaniard scrambled to keep the ball off the line.

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