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Frank Lampard closes on Chelsea contract extension


Frank Lampard is out of contract in the summer (Picture: AP)

Frank Lampard is believed to be on the brink of agreeing a new one-year deal with Chelsea.

The Blues’ veteran midfielder is out of contract in the summer, along with team-mates John Terry and Ashley Cole.

But Lampard is set to become the first of the trio to put pen to paper on another year-long deal to stay at Stamford Bridge, having been in talks with the club over the past few weeks.

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Frank Lampard has started 30 games this season (Picture: AP)

Reports had suggested the England international could have a career swansong in the MLS next season, but Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has always been keen on keeping his experienced players at the club while he continues the rebuilding process.

Lampard has had to settle for a reduced role this term…

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