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Shanghai Shenhua Offer Chelsea Veteran Frank Lampard £1m a Month Deal to Make China Move

Stamford Bridge wanted by big spending Chinese Super League side.

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Frank Lampard is weighing up a £1million-a-month move to China.

The Chelsea stalwart is poised to end his 11-year association at Stamford Bridge when his contract expires in the summer.

Lampard, 34, is being chased by Shanghai Shenhua – the club who have already signed former Blues duo Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka – while Beijing Guoan are also interested.

SOURCE: Daily Mail

Now may be the right time for Frank Lampard to consider his options. Though he clearly has a part to play in Roberto Di Matteo’s plans the veteran midfielder is clearly going to be something of a bit-part player and may therefore be better off moving on before he is entirely forced out by the younger generation.

The financial allure of a move to China may be nullified by the fact that such a move could harm his chances of playing a regular role in Roy Hodgson’s England set-up, of which he is clearly still a big part.

Lampard is now in his 12th season at Stamford Bridge and having collected three Premier League titles, a Champions League success, four FA Cup triumphs and a couple of League Cup winners medals, maybe a new challenge will appeal to the former West Ham man?

It is worth noting however that despite the mammoth outlay Shanghai Shenhua have made on expensive additions they currently lie in ninth in a 16 team league with just three matches left to play in the current campaign. A move to Beijing Guoan may therefore be a more sensible one to consider.

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