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Everton announce Frank Lampard’s replacement

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The Toffees parted ways with Frank Lampard last week following a 2-0 defeat to relegation rivals West Ham.

Sean Dyche has replaced Frank Lampard as Everton’s newest manager.

Despite talks with former Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa, Everton have turned to Dyche. The 51-year-old spent almost a decade at Burnley until his departure last April. He brings a wealth of Premier League experience, which may prove invaluable for the club’s bid to avoid relegation.

“It’s an honor to become Everton manager,” Dyche told the club’s website.

“My staff and I are ready and eager to help get this great club back on track. I know about Everton’s passionate fanbase and how precious this club is to them.

“We’re ready to work and ready to give them what they want. That starts with sweat on the shirt, effort, and getting back to some of the basic principles of what Everton has stood for a long time.”

Dyche, who has signed a contract until 2025, takes charge of an Everton side down in 19th place in the Premier League, two points adrift of safety.

The new Blues boss will make his debut against Premier League leaders Arsenal on Saturday at Goodison Park.