Frank Lampard was sacked by Everton via phone call earlier yesterday, January 22, but an official announcement from the club is yet to be released.
However, Arnaut Danjuma who was due to join Everton by loan this week will still join despite the sacking of Lampard who was said to be influential in convincing to join the club
Everton sacked Lampard after less than a year in charge, following a run of dire results that has seen them fall to the 19th position in the Premier League and staring down the barrel of relegation.
Lampard seemed discouraged after the loss to West Ham.
”I’m disappointed. I’m manager of the club, I want to win games, not lose them. We have so much control of the ball and weren’t clinical enough in the final third, and that’s a problem.
”The game is won and lost in both boxes, we had control in the middle, but you don’t win games for that,” he told Everton’s official channels.
They would prove to be his last words before his sacking.
Their game against West Ham on Saturday was branded ‘El Sackico’ by some, with Lampard and David Moyes both under pressure at their respective clubs.
OLIVER HOLT: It was five minutes after half time when the West Ham fans in the lower tier of the Sir Trevor Brooking Stand felt safe enough to turn to the Everton supporters and serenade them.
Sportsmail understands he was aware the appetite for managerial change had grown but had been left uncertain about what direction the club might take.
Lampard had discussions with major shareholder Farhad Moshiri, Chairman Bill Kenwright and Kevin Thelwell, Everton’s Director of Football, on Sunday – where they talked transfer business, But however 24 hours later he was given the boot.