Chelsea fans are looking devastated here in the Football Transfer Tavern after the latest claim from BBC Sport.
The publication report that one of their greatest ever players, Frank Lampard has been placed on the list of players available for a free transfer after failing to agree a new deal with Chelsea.
The list, released by the Blues also includes the likes of Ashley Cole and Samuel Eto’o, both of whom we knew would be leaving.
However as our punters note over a pint and burger, it is a huge shock to see Lamps also on there.
One point that our landlord does make is that Chelsea could still agree a deal with Lampard, and we think that is the most likely scenario, with the player set to decide on his future after the World Cup in Brazil this summer.
There is a deal on the table from Chelsea – and Lampard, like John Terry – would have to take a pay cut should he wish to remain a Blue.
One thing is for sure, should the goalscoring midfielder be available on a free this summer, there will be no shortage of takers.
Could Lampard and Chelsea agree a new one-year deal yet? Let us know your thoughts below.
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