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Chelsea directors' reaction when Frank Lampard told them he wanted to drop £70m Kepa

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has remarkably revealed club directors were totally on board with him wanting to bench £70m goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and even sanctioned the money required to sign his replacement.The Spanish keeper has always been a controversial figure at Stamford Bridge since his big-money move from Athletic Bilbao in 2018.Signed by Maurizio Sarri, Arrizabalaga famously refused to be substituted in the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City, a match Chelsea went on to lose on penalties.Then, during Lampard's tenure, the Ondarroa-born 'keeper suffered from a considerable drop in form; the Blues conceded 47 goals in 33 Premier League matches with him between the sticks.The Chelsea boss decided a change was needed and
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Frank James Lampard OBE (born 20 June 1978) is an English professional football manager and former player who is the head coach of Premier League club Chelsea. As a player, he is widely considered to have been one of the greatest midfielders of his generation