Michael Essien happy with Frank Lampard's appointment as Chelsea coach

Published on: 06 July 2019

Michael Essien has sent their best wishes to Frank Lampard following his appointment as the new Chelsea boss.

Lampard returned to London on Thursday to succeed Maurizio Sarri at the helm after the Italian coach left for Juventus last month.

After a fine managerial stint at Derby County, the Blues approached the 41-year-old to take over at Stamford Bridge and he has agreed on a three-year deal.

Essien played with Lampard during his 13-year playing career at Stamford Bridge and has taken to social media to welcome him back 'home’.



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Proud to see you coming back home @franklampard, Good luck and all the best @chelseafc .Come On Blues 💙💙⚽

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