Frank Lampard reveals he bought a reassuring voice notice from Pep Guardiola when Chelsea boss

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Frank Lampard has revealed some reassuring phrases he obtained from Pep Guardiola  throughout his time as Chelsea supervisor, in addition to from Jose Mourinho after he was sacked in January. 

The Chelsea legend was on the helm at Stamford Bridge for 18 months earlier than he was changed by Thomas Tuchel. 

In his first season within the dugout, Lampard would go on to information Chelsea to a fourth place end, regardless of having a switch ban in his first summer season with the membership.

Frank Lampard has revealed Pep Guardiola’s reassuring phrases to him when he was supervisor of Chelsea

His side lost 4-0 to Manchester United and to Liverpool in the European Super Cup in his opening games as Chelsea boss

His facet misplaced 4-0 to Manchester United and to Liverpool within the European Tremendous Cup in his opening video games as Chelsea boss 

Nevertheless, issues didn’t go to plan in his opening video games again on the Blues, with defeats to each Manchester United and Liverpool.

Talking on Gary Neville’s Overlap Podcast as a part of the Sky Sports activities pundit’s 29 questions section, Lampard was requested which supervisor, previous or current, he would have beloved to play for.

Lampard was fast to reply ‘Pep,’ earlier than revealing what Guardiola mentioned to him following Chelsea’s Tremendous Cup defeat to Liverpool in 2019.  

After the defeat to Chelsea, Pep Guardiola sent Lampard a voice note with a reassuring message

After the defeat to Chelsea, Pep Guardiola despatched Lampard a voice notice with a reassuring message

He mentioned: ‘Once I first had my first sport for Chelsea and we misplaced to Man Utd 4-0 and we performed properly for 60 minutes and we bought finished on the counter after which bang, bang it was two, three, and it was 4.

‘At face worth, it’s 4-0, you’ll be able to’t defend it as a supervisor, you must take it on the chin.

‘Then we went to the Tremendous Cup and misplaced to Liverpool, performed properly, misplaced on penalties.

‘I used to be on the airplane house on the best way again from the sport, just a little bit disheartened and I bought a voice notice from him.

‘Simply saying that the best way my crew had performed, he mentioned ‘It was unbelievable, I beloved watching it’, actually constructive chat.’

Lampard additionally joked in regards to the voice message ‘self destructing’ after he had listened to it.

Jose Mourinho joked with Lampard that he was a 'real manager' after his Chelsea sacking

Jose Mourinho joked with Lampard that he was a ‘actual supervisor’ after his Chelsea sacking

‘It was a type of voice notes that deleted itself. It was virtually like self destruct,’ mentioned Lampard.

‘I needed to get house and say ‘take heed to this everybody, Pep mentioned I’m a great supervisor”.’

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After guiding Chelsea to Champions League qualification in his first season, he struggled in his second marketing campaign as new signings resembling Timo Werner struggled to hit the bottom operating. 

Having gained one sport out of his ultimate 5, he was sacked with the membership languishing in ninth place.

He was changed by Thomas Tuchel who guided Chelsea to a prime 4 end and gained the Champions League with a victory over Manchester Metropolis.

Lampard revealed that he ran into his former boss Mourinho who has additionally been sacked by Chelsea earlier than.

Lampard (left) has been out of management since he was sacked by Chelsea back in January

Lampard (left) has been out of administration since he was sacked by Chelsea again in January

Regardless of their historical past on the Blues, that they had a heated relationship on the touchline as managers of rival golf equipment Chelsea and Tottenham. 

The previous England midfielder mentioned: ‘I ran into Jose within the streets round right here simply after getting sacked.

‘It was Covid so he had a masks on and he whipped it off and earlier than that when he was at Tottenham me and him had been just a little bit like that (at loggerheads) I’m not going to lie.

‘He came visiting to me and gave me an enormous hug and mentioned “now you’re an actual supervisor”. 

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‘I used to be like (thumbs up) cheers. However I beloved it and that’s the world we dwell in.’ 

As a part of Neville’s 29 questions section, Lampard additionally revealed that his hardest opponent was Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta whereas John Terry and Didier Drogba had been the most effective he’s performed alongside.

He additionally mentioned a midfield three of himself, Paul Scholes and Steven Gerrard may have labored for England, if the Manchester United man performed within the deeper function out of the three. 

Since his sacking Lampard has been linked to quite a lot of jobs together with Newcastle, Aston Villa and Norwich however remains to be in search of his subsequent membership. 

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