Frank Lampard RUMORS & NEWS

  • NYCFC's Frank Lampard says more time needed to jell with Andrea Pirlo

    ESPN FC "New York City FC star Frank Lampard believes his pairing with Andrea Pirlo will bring significant dividends as they jell and gain chemistry. When NYCFC announced its signing of Pirlo, there was a mixed reaction to the move, with some hailing the club's recruitment of the Italian set-piece..." September 23

  • Frank Lampard's MLS contract is through 2016, worth $6 million a year

    SI "The list of $6 million men in Major League Soccer will grow again when midfielder Frank Lampard finally joins up with New York City FC. The Chelsea legend, who is spending the 2014-15 English Premier League season with Manchester City, will earn an annual base salary of $6 million according to..." May 13

  • MLS players threaten to BOYCOTT matches after league dispute as Gerrard and Lampard's USA adventure sours

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard’s moves to America have been shrouded in uncertainty with Major League Soccer facing a player strike. The season is set to kick off in less than two weeks, but the players’ union is at loggerheads with the league and the players are prepared to refuse to turn..." February 25

  • New York City FC boss hoping fans "forgive and forget" when Frank Lampard finally arrives

    Daily Mirror "New York City FC head coach Jason Kreis says he hopes “everybody can forgive and forget” the Frank Lampard saga when the midfielder eventually makes his move to the MLS. Manchester City admitted to misleading fans over Lampard's status, after conceding the midfielder had never signed a two-year..." February 11

  • Man City's Frank Lampard eyes future Chelsea role

    ESPN FC "Frank Lampard has told Sky Sports that Jose Mourinho and Chelsea are keen to take him "home" after his retirement. On Saturday, Lampard will be heading back to Stamford Bridge in Manchester City colours as he looks to help his current club reduce Chelsea's five-point lead at the top of the..." February 01

  • Frank Lampard could miss Man City's clash with Chelsea after picking up injury in Abu Dhabi friendly

    Daily Mirror "Frank Lampard is facing a battle to be fit to face former club Chelsea. Lampard was injured during Manchester City's 2-0 win over Hamburg during their warm weather break in Abu Dhabi. City take on title rivals and Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge a week on Sunday, with boss..." January 22

  • Manchester City have ‘no agreement with New York’ over Frank Lampard

    The Guardian "The Premier League says Manchester City have not broken any rules regarding Frank Lampard’s contract extension and that there is no agreement in place between the club or its owners and New York City FC over his registration. The midfielder was expected to join the MLS side this month following..." January 08

  • NYCFC fans have a right to be furious about the Frank Lampard fiasco

    USA Today "A question for soccer fans of the world: Who owns Frank Lampard? Getting over the weirdness of saying a person is “owned” by a soccer team, the prolific English midfielder is technically owned by MLS upstart New York City FC. But he won’t be with NYC for the start of MLS season, because the..." January 02

  • Frank Lampard's Manchester City future to be decided in next few days, says Manuel Pellegrini

    Daily Mirror "Frank Lampard's future will be resolved in the next few days, according to Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini. Former Chelsea and England star Lampard is set to join City's MLS franchise New York City FC at the start of next month. But Pellegrini wants to keep Lampard, with Yaya Toure..." December 23

  • Manchester City want to extend Frank Lampard’s loan while Touré absent

    The Guardian "Manchester City will increase their efforts to extend Frank Lampard’s loan from New York City FC after Yaya Touré confirmed his participation at the Africa Cup of Nations in January following the Ivory Coast’s draw with Cameroon on Wednesday in Abidjan. The tournament, now to be staged in..." November 20

  • Frank Lampard could extend Manchester City spell further into 2015

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard will be able to extend his stay at Manchester City further in to 2015 if his parent club New York City FC decide to have a pre-season training camp in England. Lampard has quickly become an integral part of Manuel Pellegrini’s thinking at the Etihad Stadium, having impressed with..." October 23

  • Frank Lampard wants to earn chance of Manchester City stay

    ESPN FC "Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard says he knows he will have to keep performing well to earn the chance to stay at the Premier League champions beyond Jan. 1. Lampard, 36, has made an impressive start to life as a loan player in Manuel Pellegrini's side and the club are thought to be..." October 06

  • Arsene Wenger slams Frank Lampard's Manchester City loan and doubts the legality of move

    Daily Mirror "Arsene Wenger has questioned the legitimacy of Frank Lampard's loan to Manchester City. Midfielder Lampard signed for Major League Soccer side New York City following his release by Chelsea, only to make a surprise return to the Barclays Premier League with the champions. The 36-year-old has..." September 26

  • Manuel Pellegrini open to extending Frank Lampard’s Manchester City loan

    The Guardian "Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he is open to extending Frank Lampard’s loan at Manchester City beyond January. Lampard joined New York City from Chelsea in the summer before moving to the Etihad on a six-month deal. The 36-year-old scored against his former club on Sunday to earn the champions..." September 24

  • Pellegrini reveals Frank Lampard and Eliaquim Mangala are poised for Manchester City debuts

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard and Eliaquim Mangala are ready to make their Manchester City debuts as the Premier League champions face a critical run of three games in the space of eight days, Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed. Lampard has been training with City for the last month since his shock switch from..." September 12

  • Frank Lampard announces retirement from international football

    The Guardian "Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from international football. The 36-year-old midfielder has called time on his England career which has spanned 15 years and earned him 106 caps. Lampard said in a statement released by his management company: “I have taken the decision to retire..." August 26

  • CONFIRMED: Chelsea legend Frank Lampard completes move to New York City

    The Express "Lampard has become New York's second major signing following the arrival of ex-Barcelona and Spain forward David Villa to the club which will join MLS next year. The 36-year-old left Chelsea at the end of last season after 13 years and a club record 211 goals, winning three Premier League..." July 24

  • Frank Lampard yet to make a decision about England future

    Sky Sports "Frank Lampard will not make a decision about his England future until after the World Cup. The 36-year-old midfielder has been handed the captaincy for Tuesday’s final Group D game against Costa Rica after England’s elimination was confirmed by last week’s defeat against Uruguay. There has..." June 23

  • Frank Lampard will be Chelsea manager one day, says Jose Mourinho

    Daily Mirror "Jose Mourinho has revealed Frank Lampard will come back to Chelsea - to be groomed as the Special One’s successor. Parting was such sweet sorrow when England’s World Cup vice-captain quit Stamford Bridge after 13 years because owner Roman Abramovich has left the door ajar for Lampard to return..." June 06

  • Frank Lampard confirms Chelsea departure

    Sky Sports "Frank Lampard has urged Chelsea to "keep making history" after confirming he will leave Stamford Bridge this summer. The midfielder, who is in Miami with England's World Cup squad, has been linked with a move to new MLS franchise New York City FC and reportedly held exploratory talks with them..." June 02

  • Frank Lampard close to agreeing new one-year contract extension at Chelsea

    Daily Mail "Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is on the verge of signing a new one-year deal at Stamford Bridge. Lampard, whose current deal is up in late June, has been talking to the clubs for weeks over finally agreeing a new contract. The 35-year-old is hopeful of reaching Roy Hodgson's England squad..." April 25

  • Frank Lampard 'set to be offered a staggering £4million-a-year contract' by LA Galaxy

    Daily Mirror "The England midfielder all-but agreed to move to the MLS last summer before being persuaded to stay by Blues' boss Jose Mourinho. LA Galaxy reportedly remain hopeful of signing Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard this summer. The 35-year-old looked set to move to the MLS at the end of last..." March 17

  • Jose Mourinho confident Chelsea stars will get new deals

    Give Me Sport "Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said the club will sit down with John Terry, Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole at the end of the season to discuss new contracts. According to, the Chelsea manager is not concerned by reports that link the experienced Stamford Bridge trio with moves at the..." December 14

  • Mourinho admits that he tried to lure Frank Lampard to Inter Milan

    Sky Sports "Jose Mourinho has admitted that he wanted Frank Lampard to follow him to Inter Milan after he left Chelsea. The Portuguese's first spell as manager at Stamford Bridge ended in September 2007 but after he was installed at the San Siro in the following year he was keen on reuniting with the..." October 06

  • Chelsea's Lampard too good for Galaxy, says Gerrard

    Give Me Sport "Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard has praised his international teammate Frank Lampard and insists the midfielder was right to snub a move to the MLS with LA Galaxy. Lampard is in line to win his 100th England cap against Ukraine on Tuesday and was in sparkling form for Chelsea last season..." September 08

  • Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard struggling with Achilles injury

    Sky Sports "Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard missed training in Kuala Lumpur on the eve of the second match of their pre-season tour of Asia. An Achilles injury forced the 35-year-old out of last Wednesday's opening match of the tour in Bangkok and the midfielder is now unlikely to feature for the Blues..." July 21