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Football: Frank Lampard begins six-month loan spell at Manchester City

Published on Aug 6, 2014 5:07 PM
 
England's Frank Lampard reacts at the end of their 2014 World Cup Group D match against Costa Rica at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 24, 2014.  Former Chelsea midfielder Lampard began his loan spell at Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014, just two weeks after joining Major League Soccer club New York City FC. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (REUTERS) - Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard began his loan spell at Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday, just two weeks after joining Major League Soccer club New York City FC.

Lampard, 36, left Chelsea in June after 13 years at the club but will be back in the Premier League for six months before joining up with City’s affiliate club New York for their inaugural season.

“Joining up with Manchester City is a fantastic opportunity for me to continue to train and play at the top level and make sure I am in top condition for New York City,” Lampard, who trained with City for the first time on Wednesday, said.

“It has been an amazing few days for me since the unveiling in Brooklyn and everyone connected with both clubs has been fantastic to me. This is a new chapter of my career and I’m really excited about the experience.

 
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