Lampard: Chelsea boss is the best manager in the world

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Chelsea veteran Frank Lampard has hailed the Blues’ boss Jose Mourinho as the best manager in the world.

The Portuguese coach watched his side progress through to the quarterfinals of the Champions League on Tuesday night with a convincing 2-0 win over Galatasaray in the second leg of their last sixteen clash at Stamford Bridge.

The 51-year-old manager has won the Champions League both FC Porto in his homeland back in 2004 and with Inter Milan in 2010 following his first spell at the Bridge but is set to break records if he wins the competition a third time with the Blues.

Mourinho has won no less than 7 domestic league titles in Portugal, England, Italy and Spain as well as 9 domestic cups, including three doubles and a treble – his credentials and list of honours speak for themselves but veteran midfielder and Blues favourite Lampard believes the boss’ best is still yet to come.

"He's the best manager in the world," Lampard stated following their 2-0 win in midweek.

"You can see the difference this year in the league and the Champions League. The team's strong. He drives the team and he wants to win.”

"It's good, but we need to carry on. We haven't won anything yet,” he added.

The No.8 hailed as Super Frank by the Blues faithful is no stranger to success himself – the England international has won three Premier League title, four FA Cups, two League Cups, the Champions League and Europa League titles across his 13 years with Chelsea.

The 35-year-old could well be playing his final season for Chelsea with his contract extension signed this summer due to expire in June this year. This term, Lampard has scored 6 goals and made 6 assists across all competitions for Chelsea, including one goal and two assists in the Champions League but the veteran knows the toughest challenges still lie ahead in both the Premier League and Champions League as Chelsea chase both titles under the most successful manager in the club’s history.

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