EXCLUSIVE – Mercato: Chelsea thinks of Andrei Shevchenko!

Faced with the difficulties encountered by Frank Lampard, Chelsea is considering several options to replace him. According to our sources, Andrei Shevchenko‘s name would be part of the Blues’ short-list.

Slapped by Manchester City at home (1-3), short-list. And its coach, Frank Lampard, is finding himself more and more fragile. Eighth in the Premier League, his team is in crisis, even though the former glory of English soccer does not feel in danger:

“I am not worried about my future or relaxed about whether we can have ups or downs. I’ve just talked to the players about it. I was expecting some tough times this year … I know it’s not that simple. I know where we are. Whether it puts pressure on me or not, it doesn’t matter. A month ago everyone was asking me if I was going to sign a new contract, now people are going to say different things because all of a sudden we’re in a bad period where we lost four games. So there’s always pressure in this business and you know there’s always going to be hard times.

— Frank Lampard

Abramovich considers Shevchenko option

If Frank Lampard does not feel threatened, on the Chelsea staff side, we seem to be on a completely different footing. That of a future with a new coach. According to our information, several avenues are already being explored. And one of them would lead to Andrei Shevchenko. Currently coach of Ukraine, he has put the national team back in the foreground after the failure of Euro 2016.

During the Euro 2020 qualifying rounds, Ukraine finished unbeaten, ahead of Portugal, the reigning European champion. Highly appreciated by the Russian billionaire, Roman Abramovich, Andrei Shevchenko (44) played for Chelsea between 2006 and 2008. A link with the Blues that he does not lose since his 14-year-old son Kristian (born in London) plays for Chelsea…

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