Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/7/13
Chelsea have refused to comment on reports they will offer Frank Lampard a contract extension at Stamford Bridge. The 34-year-old's deal in the capital expires in the summer and there have been few signs the club's hierarchy were willing to keep hold of the midfielder. But on Thursday, a day after Lampard scored England's winner in the 2-1 win over Brazil, reports have circulated that the Blues were set to open talks over a new contract. When asked about the situation, the club's Head of Communications Steve Atkins told Sky Sports News: "Chelsea does not comment on speculation about players or their contracts." Lampard has been in a rich vein of form in recent weeks, coming off the bench to curl in a fabulous winner for England at Wembley on Wednesday night on his 94th appearance for his country. Despite his first-team action being reduced under interim boss Rafael Bentiez, Lampard has scored eight goals in his last 13 Chelsea appearances. Discussing the added motivation of re...
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