Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has admitted he would be open to returning to Stamford Bridge after the departure of Micheal Emelano from his role as the club’s Technical Director last week.
“I worked with Michael for seven or eight years and his role at the club coincided with the most successful period in Chelsea’s history so I think he deserves a lot of credit from that,”
“Everyone at Chelsea wishes him well as he moves on.
“In terms of myself, I don’t know.
“I’m a Chelsea person, I’d love to be involved with the club long-term in some way. We’ll see.” Said the 39-year-old.
Lampard joined Chelsea in 2001 for £11 million from West Ham United and would go onto to become one of the club’s greatest ever players.
The centre-midfielder was one of the key-men in the most successful period in the club’s history winning three Premier League titles, four FA Cup’s and the Champions League.
Lampard is Chelsea’s all-time leading goal scorer with 211 goals and sits fourth in the all-time appearances list for The Blues behind Ron Harris, Peter Bonetti and team-mate John Terry.
The 39-year-old is currently working as a pundit for BT Sport after he retired from the game last year after a stint in this MLS with New York City.
Lampard has admitted he would like to one day get into management and a role like Technical Director may well be a good stepping stone for the 106 cap England international.
Ultimately the decision as to whom should replace Emelano will be made by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and Director Marina Granovskaia, although Chelsea fans will undoubtedly welcome Lampard back to the club with open arms.
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