Juventus and Man Utd to battle over services of Chelsea star Frank Lampard
No one can clearly understand why Chelsea are done with their midfield legend Frank Lampard. The veteran has been in good form for the London outfit once again, having scored four goals in Chelsea’s last five games. Top notch clubs from around Europe are ready to sign him in the blink of eye, yet Chelsea have refused to offer Frank Lampard an extension contract.
The 34-year-old England international has been closely linked with a move to the Premier League leaders over the past couple of weeks. Serie A leaders Juventus are also showing a lot of interest in acquiring the services of Frank Lampard.
The January transfer window is upon us, yet the future of Frank Lampard remains undecided. With his contract due to expire at the end of the season, Chelsea has already asked Frank Lampard to find a new home.
Fans are trying to pressurize the Chelsea board into presenting Frank Lampard with a new contract. Nonetheless, the beginning of January means Frank Lampard is now officially allowed to directly negotiate with clubs regarding an away move.
LA Galaxy are interested in filling the void David Beckham has left by signing Frank Lampard. The English midfield maestro has already declared that he won’t playing in MLS, but a final decision is not expected till the end of transfer window.
Currently, Manchester United are the hot favorites for Frank Lampard’s signature. Sir Alex Ferguson, who is a huge fan of the top goal-scoring midfielder, understands that bringing Frank Lampard to Old Trafford would help his midfield a lot.
Meanwhile, the former AC Milan midfielder Andrea Pirlo has expressed desire to alongside Frank Lampard. Juventus have added their name to the list of suitors trying to claim Frank Lampard. The mouthwatering union of Andrea Pirlo and Frank Lampard in Juventus’ midfield is more than just a dream. Juventus are preparing to approach Chelsea with an official bid for Frank Lampard this weekend.
“I can only make comment on what I see,” Andrea Pirlo was quoted by the Daily Mail. “And from what I see, Lampard is still one of the best central midfield players in the world.
“If he wanted to try at playing in Italy, I would welcome him at Juventus for sure. In Italy, Frank would comfortably have another four years at the top level.”