The Daily Express seem to have Chelsea fans looking rather pleased today in the Football Transfer Tavern.
The publication have claimed that the Blues star is actually moving closer to agreeing a new deal to stay at the club, despite earlier reports to the contrary.
We had heard rumours that a new deal for the long-serving Blues star was about to stall due to the pay demands Lampard had – and Chelsea’s request that he reduces these.
However, much like John Terry, Lampard has seemingly decided that he would rather stay and the club and work under Jose Mourinho – potentially joining the coaching staff when he hangs up his boots – than keep his current wage deal.
As one of our punters notes over a pint, Chelsea are fairly ruthless when it comes to discarding players and we think that Lampard may well have panicked at the way Ashley Cole was let go with ease and decided to cave in to the demands of the club.
It is hardly like he will have to downgrade from drinking champagne even on half his current salary!
Is it simply a matter of hours now until Lampard pens his extended terms with the Stamford Bridge club? Let us know your thoughts below.
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