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Frank Lampard's Chelsea future in doubt

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It is thought that Frank Lampard's Chelsea future could be on the line after negotiations over his new contract have stalled.

Lampard has had a wonderful career at Stamford Bridge, scoring 211 goals in 649 appearances, spanning over 13 years.

Current Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has made it clear that he is keen to keep hold of Lampard for another season at the club, but there are problems over the England international’s wage demands, according to the Daily Mail.

Chelsea want him to take a significant cut to his current £150,000-per-week salary.

Mourinho would also like Lampard - who has been selected in Roy Hodgson’s World Cup squad for Brazil this summer after a solid season for his club - to work his way into a coaching role at Chelsea one day.

However, he admits that the financial package the player is wanting is out of his control.

Lampard has made 40 appearances in all competitions for Chelsea this season, but is no longer guaranteed a place in the starting XI for the side.

He has sworn that he would never play for another club in the Premier League, wanting to stay loyal to Chelsea.

MLS side LA Galaxy have made their interest clear in the player, and are apparently ready and waiting to jump in with a contract offer should Lampard end up leaving Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea wanted to tie up a deal with Lampard at the same time as they did with John Terry, but haven’t yet been able to negotiate the deal financially.

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