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Hislop doesn’t believe Lampard would be a good option for Chelsea

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The former West Ham and Newcastle United goalkeeper believes is too early for Frank Lampard to be chosen as the Blues new manager.

After winning the UEFA Europa League title, Chelsea’s manager Maurizio Sarri decided to step down to move to Italy where he will coach Juventus.

And with the position available, many have said the job should go to Frank Lampard, who took Derby County to the English Championship Playoff Final.

And while Lampard has given permission to speak with the Blues, former West Ham and Newcastle United goalkeeper Shaka Hislop believes is too early to give him such a big responsibility.

“It ticks all the emotional boxes for Chelsea Football Club,” Hislop’s words were echoed by Football 365.

“And let’s not forget that Frank did a very good job at Derby County.”

“But what was asked from him at Derby and what will be expected from him at Chelsea are two very different things,” he added.

“I just fear that a job with the status of Chelsea Football Club, you need a little bit more experience and a little bit more know-how.”

“I’m not sure that Frank has that,” Hislop commented.

“Also, this job comes with a lot of hurdles that it might not have come with previously, and that’s why the job needs someone with a big more experience.”

The ex-goalkeeper concluded: “I just don’t think, as good a manager as Frank may be, I just don’t think he’s ready right now.”