Paul Merson has tipped Chelsea supervisor Frank Lampard to win this current season's Manager of the Year grant.
Lampard is in his first season in the Stamford Bridge having shone on the pitch with the Blues during his playing days
That has not flustered Lampard however with Chelsea advancing to the FA Cup final while they at present sit third in the Premier League.
What's more, after the triumph over Manchester United in the Cup semi on Sunday, Merson trusts Lampard is a genuine fought for Manager of the Year.
Composing for Sky Sports, Merson put: "I thought Chelsea were exceptional, completely splendid.
"Lampard knows when he wins the FA Cup, it will be a colossal accomplishment.
"We talked about this being a uniting year for Chelsea, well he's two games from the best four and he's one game from the FA Cup.
"For his first year in the league where he was unable to purchase a player, he ought to get the supervisor of the year! It's incredible."
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