Former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on candidate list for England job

Former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on candidate list for England job

Frank Lampard was sacked by Chelsea in January (Getty)

Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard will be on the shortlist to become England’s next Under-21 manager, according to reports.

Aidy Boothroyd is expected to step down this summer when his contract expires and the Football Association is considering his options.

England put in two dismal performances at the European Under-21 Championship during the international break, and the 2-0 loss to Portugal on Sunday means Boothroyd’s side are on the verge of elimination in the qualifying phase. groups.

According to MailOnline, Lampard will be among the names considered a potential candidate to replace Boothroyd.

And the report claims Lampard has admirers within the FA for the work he has done in Derby County and Chelsea.

Lampard is currently out of work after being sacked by Chelsea at the end of January.

Aidy Boothroyd's England side were poor at the Euro Under-21 Championship

Aidy Boothroyd’s England team were mediocre in the Euro Under-21 Championship (Getty)

The 42-year-old left Stamford Bridge with the Premier League ninth side and having won once in five league games.

Steve Cooper, who guided England’s Under-17s to World Cup victory in 2017, is also on the shortlist alongside Paul Simpson, whose England Under-20 team won the World Cup in 2017.

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