‘I absolutely don’t fear, I’m proud’ – Everton boss Frank Lampard not worried about the prospect of axing following Everton’s defeat to West Ham as he

Frank Lampard has insisted he is not fearing the sack at Everton following their 2-0 defeat away at West Ham on Saturday. The Toffees boss is under huge pressure with the Merseyside outfit sitting in 19th spot and without a Premier League win in their last seven games. AFPPressure is on Lampard with Everton sitting 19th in the Premier League table[/caption] GettyEverton lost 2-0 to West Ham at the London Stadium on Saturday[/caption] Hammers fans chanted ‘you’re getting sacked in the morning’ towards their former academy graduate with Everton in real danger of being relegated. But Lampard has declared he isn’t thinking about the prospect of being axed, despite the club’s shocking form. Speaking after the disappointing defeat about whether he fears for his job, the ex-Chelsea boss said: “I absolutely don’t fear, I’m proud to do the job. “I never get that far down the line to fear, I just do my job, I get up every day and think how we can get a little bit better, it’s as simple as that.” Following the full-time whistle, only five players went over to the travelling Toffees supporters in the away end at the London Stadium to applaud them. Lampard was asked why the rest of the squad chose to go down the tunnel, to which he remarked: “It’s a tough moment. Frank Lampard, on the final whistle, went onto the pitch to console his players before calling for them to join him and applaud the travelling Everton fans pic.twitter.com/8dVHYVK5M4— Joe Thomas (@joe_thomas18) January 21, 2023 Most read in football Man United line up Kane swoop, Kiwior set for Arsenal medical, Madueke joins Chelsea Liverpool 0-0 Chelsea LIVE reaction: Spoils shared at Anfield as Mudryk makes debut Chelsea owner Boehly in cheeky dig at Arsenal over Mudryk and Trossard transfers Klopp says he can go for ten more years in front of Gerrard - who is tipped as replacement FA investigate allegation Sunday League player 'inserted finger into opponent's anus' Arsenal fans smug following Juventus striker snub amid their 15 point deduction in Serie A GettyEverton have lost six out of their last seven top-flight fixtures[/caption] “And I’m the first – as a player I was and as a manager I am – to try and go over to the fans that travelled down. “And if the fans feel as though that’s a badness from the players or from myself, I apologise for that. “Because maybe I can take responsibility for that. I think they’re also not silly and they understand it’s a difficult moment. “Let’s put it this way, I’m in the dressing room with the players after the game, they have a deep sense of what they want to do to turn this around and get results for the club. GettyLampard applauded the travelling Toffees supporters after the disappointing defeat[/caption] “And sometimes they’re only human, and sometimes they’re disappointed with themselves or whatever the situation is. “So I’ll take that one in terms of the fans, I went over towards them, I understand it’s a difficult moment for them, I appreciate that they come down here to support us. “I appreciate the history of this club and the passion of the fans and that’s that.” Things don’t get easier for Everton, with the club to host table-toppers Arsenal at Goodison Park next week. They then travel to Anfield to face rivals Liverpool – a ground they have won just once at since 1999. Keep up to date with all the latest news, rumours and gossip with our LIVE transfer blog