Premier League
EPL Home
Football League
World Cup 2014
Euro Football Home
Russian Premier
Ligue 1
La Liga
Football Italiano
International Home
World Cup 2010
Euro 2012 Stadiums
Euro 2012
Denmark 2011
AFCON 2013
About Us
Write for us
Contact Us

Lampard seals Man City loan move

Bookmark and Share

By Stephen Donovan

Sunday 03 August 2014

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard will be joining the club on loan until January, BBC Sport has reported.

Frank Lampard

The 36-year-old left Stamford Bridge at the end of last season after Chelsea decided not to offer him a new contract and extend his 13-year stay. He recently signed for new MLS franchise New York City FC, but they do not play a competitive match until March 2015, allowing Lampard to make this move.

He is Chelsea’s highest ever scorer, hitting 211 goals in 649 outings for the club after joining from London rivals West Ham United in 2001. He will now take on the likes of Fernandinho, Javi Garcia, Jack Rodwell and Yaya Toure for a place in the Man City first-team, and Pellegrini believes he will be an important player in the side.

"From next week, Wednesday, he will start working with our team and he will be with us until January," said the Chilean. ‘He is working with the squad. He will fight for his position. He knows we have a very good team, we have a lot of players in his position. He is one player more. We have a lot of games particularly with the Champions League - so he's very important for our team."

See what the expert tipsters are tipping on OLBG

Related Articles


Roma sign Newcastle United defender Yanga-Mbiwa on permanent deal


Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino won’t drop Vorm for FA Cup blunder


The Top 5 Earners in Football


Chelsea make contact with Sergio Ramos' agent


Lose at Chelsea and title is over claims Man City's Navas


Looking for a job in football? Submit your CV now


Man City ready to jet in stars should Ivory Coast exit ACON





Email Address *


Please enter code on left.

Terms & Conditions

* A valid email is required to submit a comment. Your email will not be displayed on this or any other website, nor will it be passed to any 3rd parties. For more information please see the terms and conditions.


No Comments have been posted yet




Premier League Football News

ArsenalAston VillaChelseaEvertonFulhamLiverpoolManchester CityManchester UtdNewcastle UtdNorwich City
ReadingQueens Park RangersSouthamptonStoke CitySunderlandSwansea CityTottenham HotspurWest Bromwich AlbionWest HamWigan Athletic






Follow us...



Kick Football News