Lampard took on his first Premier League season in solely his second time period as a supervisor in 2019-20, impressing underneath the Stamford Bridge stress to complete fourth and attain the FA Cup ultimate.
The membership icon is continuous to be taught shortly within the dugout and has expertise enjoying underneath a number of the world’s prime bosses to drag from – however Lampard has revealed his wife Christine is an important sounding board for his man-management.
Frank Lampard has revealed his wife Christine helps him deal with his players’ personalities
The pair have been married since 2015, with Christine a well-known TV presenter working on ITV
Lampard impressed in his first season again at Chelsea as a younger boss however continues to be studying
‘I do throw quite a lot of issues off Christine,’ the legendary former midfielder mentioned.
‘She’s not choosing what full-back we will play that weekend however on the identical time, if I’ve sure points that are life points – and really soccer points typically – I can undoubtedly go house.’
‘I am going, “Christine, what do you think about this problem: I’ve got a player here and he didn’t turn up for training yesterday. But we still probably need him on the weekend, what do you think?”’
Lampard revealed that Christine helps him understand players’ issues in their personal lives
‘And she goes: “Does he have a girlfriend, a wife? Is there an issue? Have you spoken to them? Maybe it is best to communicate to them.”
‘So she’s not my life coach as such, but I’m very fortunate to have someone to bounce things off of at home.’
Christine, who married Lampard in 2015 during his brief Manchester City spell, is a high-profile TV presenter, currently appearing on ITV’s Loose Women.
Lampard has had to deal with a tricky off-field incident recently, with six of his players testing positive for coronavirus during their summer break and eight in total having to quarantine.
Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic and Fikayo Tomori all went into self-isolation after they were pictured on holiday on the Greek island of Mykonos before pre-season training began.
Jorginho, Ross Barkley, Emerson and Michy Batshuayi also had to stay away from Chelsea’s Cobham base.
It is not known which of the players tested positive, however.
But the former England star is enjoying a productive transfer window, splashing an incredible £230m so far on seven players: £89m Kai Havertz, £38m Hakim Ziyech, £53m Timo Werner, £50m Ben Chilwell and free transfers Malang Sarr and Thiago Silva, plus youngster Xavier Mbuyamba.
Chelsea kick off their new season away at Brighton subsequent Monday night time.
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