Frank Lampard found the going tough during his reign at Chelsea, including some particularly painful defeats.
The demand for results sees clubs act ruthlessly, says Pep Guardiola, who offered a "huge hug" to Frank Lampard following his sacking.
Chelsea sacked Frank Lampard on Monday, leaving the Blues legend disappointed at being unable to take them forward.
Frank Lampard kecewa apabila dihalang daripada membawa Chelsea ke tahap berikutnya berikutan pemecatannya tetapi berbangga dengan ketibaan beberapa pemain daripada akademi pasuka itu sepanjang eranya.
With Thomas Tuchel reportedly set to take the reins at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have confirmed Frank Lampard's departure as head coach.
Frank Lampard hilang jawatan sebagai pengurus Chelsea selepas The Blues mengesahkan perkembangan itu, sebentar tadi.
With Frank Lampard having been sacked as Chelsea head coach, Stats Perform News looked at other returning heroes and how they fared.
Chelsea have seemingly cut short Frank Lampard's reign after 18 months, with reports saying he has been sacked as the Blues' head coach.
Kepa Arrizabalaga made an error and Timo Werner missed a penalty in a 3-1 win over Luton Town, but Frank Lampard backed both players.
Tammy Abraham's hat-trick against Luton Town sent Chelsea into the fifth round of the FA Cup to lift some of the pressure on Frank Lampard.