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Everton secret talks with Marcelo Bielsa emerge hours after ruthless Frank Lampard sacking | Football | Sport


Lampard struck a decent relationship with the fans in his 11-month stint in charge but results forced the club to act after Everton slumped to nineteenth within the table. The Merseyside outfit have made their worst-ever begin to a season with only 15 points from 20 games. 

The club statement thanked Lampard, 44, for his efforts in a press release released on Monday evening: “Frank and his team’s commitment and dedication have been exemplary throughout their time on the club, but recent results and the present league position meant this difficult decision needed to be taken,” added a club statement.

It stays to be seen whether Bielsa shall be placed in charge in time for his or her next match, with a difficult fixture against Premier League leaders Arsenal to return on February 4. Sean Dyche and Ralph Hasenhuttl have each been linked with the job by bookmakers.

Leighton Baines and Paul Tait have been placed in temporary charge, with the seek for a everlasting manager underway.

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