The wait is over as Chelsea Football Club announced earlier on Thursday that Frank Lampard will take over as the new head coach.

Lampard (41) spent 13 years as a player at the club, playing in 648 games and scored 211goals in his illustrious career.

.“I am immensely proud to be returning to Chelsea as a head coach. Everyone knows my love for this club and the history we have shared, however, my sole focus is on the job in hand and preparing for the season ahead. I am here to work hard and bring more success to the club.” said Lampard