Former Chelsea Boss Lampard Out Of Race To Become New Manager Of Premier League Club

Former Chelsea Boss Lampard Out Of Race To Become New Manager Of Premier League Club

- Nuno Espirito Santo could be announced as the new manager of Premier League club Crystal Palace

- The former Wolves boss is understood to be ahead of Frank Lampard in the race for the vacant role at Selhurst Park

- The 47-year-old has also been linked the managerial position at Everton following the departure of Carlo Ancelotti

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Nuno Espirito Santo is now favourite to land the vacant managerial appointment at Crystal Palace after stepping down as manager of Wolves weeks back, Daily Mail.

Roy Hodgson bid farewell to his boyhood club at the end of the season and Frank Lampard was lined up as replacement for the former England manager.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche, Steve Cooper and Valerien Ismael were also considered for the post but Espirito Santo is looking like the preferred candidate for the job.

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According to the Telegraph, the former Wolves manager is in advanced talks with the management at Selhurst Park and an announcement could be made before the week runs out.

The 47-year-old's record at Wolves has been incredible since he took over in 2017, helping the club gain promotion into the Premier League.

Former Chelsea boss Lampard out of race to become new manager in Premier League club
Nuno Espirito Santo could be announced as the next new Crystal Palace boss this week. Photo by Jack Thomas and Wolves FC
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Couple with helping the club in consecutive seventh place finishes as well as a Europa League quarter final berth and an FA Cup semi final place.

The former Valencia and FC Porto boss has also been linked with Everton after Carlo Ancelotti could not resist Real Madrid's offer.

Several players including Gary Cahill, Andros Townsend, Scott Dann and Joel Ward are out of contracts this summer while the Eagles star man Wilfred Zaha has been continuously linked with a departure from the London club.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Phil Foden is wearing a new look after dying his hair and fans have got social media buzzing that the Man City star is the next Paul Gascoigne, Sport Bible.

The 21-year-old will be part of Gareth Southgate's squad that will help England compete for their first European title.

The Three Lions will begin their campaign against 1996 finalists Croatia and Foden has psyched himself up by tinting his hair white.