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Official: Frank Lampard unveiled as New York City FC’s latest signing

Jul 24, 2014, 10:51 AM EDT

Lampard became NYC FC's fourth player as the new franchise continues to take shape. Lampard became NYC FC's fourth player as the new franchise continues to take shape.

New York City FC Jason Kreis hailed “A-plus-plus-plus” player Frank Lampard as the longtime Chelsea man joined the ranks of those who have signed for the new Major League Soccer team on a two-year contract

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The 36-year-old joins after 13 years at Stamford Bridge, where he won three Premier League titles, four FA Cups, a UEFA Champions League title and a UEFA Europa League crown.

Lampard joins former Spanish international David Villa, goalkeeper Josh Saunders and former Impact player Jeb Brovsky as NYCFC roster members. All three are on loan this summer.

In Lampard’s case, his near future is unclear. NYCFC director of football operations Claudio Reyna says the team still needs to sort out whether he could go to Melbourne City or somewhere else on loan, saying they are “exploring several options”.

  1. mdac1012 - Jul 24, 2014 at 11:10 AM

    I wouldn’t be surprised to see him go to QPR on loan and playing for his uncle for 6 months.

  2. phuckphilly99 - Jul 24, 2014 at 11:16 AM

    Send this scumbag back to the UK. He is not welcome in New York. To ignore his comments after 9/11 is a disgrace.

  3. mathias28 - Jul 24, 2014 at 11:30 AM

    old and slow, as most of europe “stars” coming down to mls

  4. enzocerto - Jul 24, 2014 at 7:23 PM

    Great signing by NYCFC. However, I’m more excited to see the Man City players they bring over on loan. I believe they’re allowed four. After watching City’s reserves rip apart Sporting KC last night, I have reason to believe whatever players NYCFC receives on loan will absolutely dominate MLS.

  5. mathias28 - Jul 25, 2014 at 2:29 AM

    wow very hopeful enzononcerto

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