Not to be pedantic, no, sorry lying now... To be pedantic: Lampard didn't have "Premier League experience" as a manager either. As others have stated, the same is true for every foreign manager coming in to manage in the Premier League. And really the same can be said of any manager anywhere at any time getting their first manager job in the Premier League.
If everyone just trounces out the "no prior experience" card at all times, then what will anyone do when the last current employee dies of old age?
Alex Ferguson didn't have "Premier League" experience when he became manager of