Frank Lampard is close to coaching Everton to replace Benitez

Frank Lampard is close to coaching Everton to replace Benitez

Frank Lampard, the former Chelsea coach, is close to taking over the Everton team during the coming period, replacing Rafael Benitez, who was sacked in mid-January, due to poor results.

The English newspaper, “Telegraph”, reported that Lampard became close to taking over the training of Everton, after the club’s management made an offer to the former coach of Chelsea in order to succeed Benitez.

The newspaper added that the next few hours will witness the two parties reach a final agreement on the contract formula, in order for Lampard to take over the responsibility of coaching the Toffees team during the coming period.

Everton had appointed Scottish Duncan Ferguson as interim coach of the team after the dismissal of the Spanish coach, pending the signing of a new coach.

And English press reports have linked many coaches to take charge of Everton training, including Jose Mourinho, the current coach of the Roma team, Roberto Martinez, coach of the Belgium national team, in addition to the former team star Wayne Rooney, who is currently leading the Derby County team.

Lampard’s last training experience was with Chelsea, where he led the Blues in 84 games in various competitions, winning 44 games, drawing 17 and losing 23.

Everton occupies the 16th place in the English Premier League standings this season with 19 points from 20 matches, winning 5 matches, drawing 4 and losing 11 matches.

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