Ex-Chelsea boss Frank Lampard among final candidates for new head coach job
Posted by  badge Boss on Dec 07, 2023 - 08:16AM
Frank Lampard had a spell as Chelsea’s caretaker manager last season (Picture: Getty)

Former and boss is reportedly among the final candidates for the new head coach job at MLS side Charlotte FC.

Lampard has been out of work since his spell as Chelsea’s caretaker manager following the sacking of from April until the end of last season.

It marked the second spell for the legendary Blues midfielder in the Stamford Bridge dugout after his first stint as Chelsea head coach from 2019 to 2021.

Lampard also previously managed Everton from 2022 to 2023 – leading them to Premier League safety after a relegation fight – but he was sacked the following season after a poor run of results.

He started his managerial career at Derby County in 2018, guiding them to the Championship play-off final, where they lost out to Aston Villa.

Lampard is now being lined up for a return to management with the 45-yead-old among the finalists for Charlotte FC’s head coach job, according to .

It is thought that former Brentford, Aston Villa, Norwich City and Leicester City boss Dean Smith is also among the final candidates for the role.

Lampard will hope that his experience of playing in Major League Soccer with New York City FC will give him the edge over Smith in the race for the job.

Charlotte FC is not the only club Lampard has been linked to in recent months, with the Englishman rumored to have and .

It is thought that .