Chelsea supervisor, Frank Lampard, has admitted he doesn’t assume that his standing as a legend on the membership, will afford him extra time than every other earlier supervisor.
A current poor run of type has seen the Blues earn only one win of their final six video games.
It has led to hypothesis that Lampard may very well be sacked.
Lampard is aware of that proprietor Roman Abramovich might hearth him at any level, having seen him ruthlessly take away managers whereas a participant on the membership for 13 years.
“All I need to focus on is the job in hand, I can’t management all the things and I definitely don’t need to depend on what’s occurred previously,” Lampard advised the media forward of Sunday’s FA Cup tie in opposition to Morecambe, when requested whether or not he would get extra time than different coaches earlier than him.
“What I see proper now by way of the place of the membership, a month in the past all the things was rosy. Now all the things – and really shortly – is adverse. I’ve to look positively and issues I can’t management outdoors of that I really feel are a waste of time.
“I’ve felt big assist from this membership within the interval I’ve been again as a supervisor. As a participant, I felt big assist for 13 years and, in the long run, I left the membership as a result of they needed to maneuver onto different issues.
“I perceive what soccer is. I perceive the calls for and expectations. So I don’t assume I’ve earned the appropriate for something that takes me out of that state of affairs. All I can do is be trustworthy with how I see issues.
“I perceive there’s work to be executed right here and the place we’re in. The younger gamers had a troublesome 12 months final 12 months and with the brand new gamers coming on this 12 months who’re anticipated to provide at a younger age instantly, there are going to be challenges.”