current boss Frank Lampard says although he is very happy he got the job at
Stamford Bridge, inviting current Aston Villa assistant John Terry to come help
him out at Chelsea was never in his plans.
duo where squad leaders during their playing days for the Blues but Lampard
believes his former captain is better off at his current position in Villa.
joined Aston Villa straight out of retirement but given his leadership
tendencies right from his playing days, managing at Chelsea is what many fans
see him doing in the nearest future and as much as they would have loved to see
him pair up with Lampard, the current coach feels it is totally unnecessary.
to what many people would have bet on, Lampard also opines that he was never
surprised seeing Terry playing a second-hand
man instead of going straight into
from the cheating scandal involving the love triangle of John Terry, Wayne
Bridge and his wife, the former England international remains an icon, a leader
in the eyes of those who paid to watch him play for years. He was the
embodiment of everything a Chelsea fan could ask from a Chelsea player except
sleeping with one’s teammate’s wife.
is a reason the former captain didn’t waste much time jumping from one TV house to another
in the name of doing punditry. He instead enrolled at Aston Villa as soon as
possible showing where his true passion lies.
Despite all these good qualities, Lampard may be right in
deciding against bringing a prick of an ego into his coaching staff. Memories
of Terry orchestrating the sacks of many coaches he didn’t like remains fresh
in the minds of those who remember.
The current Chelsea squad may not be ready for that.