Chelsea boss Frank Lampard’s ‘phenomenal’ achievements should earn him Manager of the Year award, says Paul Merson

first_img Lampard speaks after knocking Man Utd out of the FA CupTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:03FullscreenLampard speaks after knocking Man Utd out of the FA Cuphttps://metro.co.uk/video/lampard-speaks-knocking-man-utd-fa-cup-2213582/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘Chelsea are in the same position as Man Utd, and they played a strong side. They’ve got to go to Liverpool and play at home to Wolves!‘Frank Lampard knows if he wins the FA Cup, it’s a huge achievement.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘We spoke about this being a consolidating year for Chelsea, well he’s two games away from the top four and he’s one game from the FA Cup.‘For his first year in the top flight, where he couldn’t buy a player, he should get the manager of the year! It’s phenomenal.’MORE: Eric Bailly insists he’s ‘ok’ after being rushed to hospital during Manchester United’s defeat to ChelseaMORE: Atletico Madrid set asking price for Chelsea to seal Jan Oblak transferFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Lampard has enjoyed a successful first season at Chelsea (Picture: Getty Images)Arsenal legend Paul Merson says Frank Lampard’s ‘phenomenal’ first season as Chelsea boss should see him win the Premier League Manager of the Year award.The English boss was chosen as Maurizio Sarri’s replacement at Stamford Bridge last summer at a difficult time for the west London club, facing the prospect of a transfer ban for two windows.With only one season of management under his belt at Derby, Lampard has navigated the task of coaching his former side with aplomb.The Blues have Champions League qualification in their own hands with just two Premier League games remaining and are into the final of the FA Cup after an impressive 3-1 victory over Manchester United on Sunday.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp looks primed to pick up the Manager of the Year award after guiding the Reds to their first league title in over 30 years, however, Merson believes the honour should go to Lampard.‘I thought Chelsea were outstanding [against Manchester United], absolutely brilliant,’ Merson told Sky Sports. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 21 Jul 2020 8:58 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShares Comment Chelsea boss Frank Lampard’s ‘phenomenal’ achievements should earn him Manager of the Year award, says Paul Mersonlast_img

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