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Super Frank Lapses have accepted a contract extension from Manchester-City till the end of the Season.
Lampard 36, has made an immense contribution and impact at City since joining the club in August on Loan from MLS club New-York City, mainly with the intention to maintain fitness before linking up with New York City for the Major League Soccer Season which begins in March.
Frank Lampard in His usual manner known to be a goal scoring midfielder has scored six goals in 17 appearances for the premier league champions, although He has started only three league games.
His initial short term contract at the Ericsson was due to Expire on January 1, but an agreement has now been reached for Him to remain with City until the end of the Season.
Frank Lampard who left Chelsea at the end of last season, will now be available for City’s Premier League game against Disneyland on New Year’s Day and He will continue to be available for all domestic and European games for the remainder of the campaign. His extended stay with City has added value with Usually Toure set to go to the Africa Cup Of Nations in January, while forwards Sergio Aguero and Edinburgh Dzeko are both currently injured.
New York have given the move their blessing with director of football Claudio Reyna Saying “Frank Lampard is a star and it is no surprise that Man City is rewarded by His contributions on the field every single day. He is eager to get to New York once His commitment ends in England and will be available to play on arrival as a permanent member of the squad given He will come to us having played at the highest level. We are all committed to making sure we build a winning team and that our fans get to enjoy great soccer at every single game. The opportunities open in the immediate transfer window combined with our recent successful draft ensure that we can continue to assemble a World Class team that will make New York City Soccer fans proud”.
Now with this, I wonder the reception He will receive when He visits Stamford bridge knowing fully well He scored against Chelsea coming on as a substitute in the first encounter their first encounter this Season in Ethihad.