LA Galaxy step up chase for Chelsea star with $6m offer

Published Add your comment

Football News

LA Galaxy have stepped up their efforts to sign Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard and plan to offer him up to $6m a year, according to the Daily Star.

The England international has even postponed his wedding according to the report as he faces an uncertain summer. 

The report claims Lampard, who was due to marry TV presenter Christine Bleakley on June 12, will put off the wedding until his future with Chelsea is sorted.

The 34-year-old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge at the end of the season, and LA Galaxy have increased their offer from $5m a year to $6m as they look to bring in another big name.

The MLS side lost David Beckham last term, and have seen interest and attendances drop as a result. And they're looking to replace the former-Manchester United and Real Madrid man with Lampard.

Lampard himself has been linked with a move to Old Trafford, as it looks increasingly unlikely that Chelsea will offer him a new deal.

But if a move to another Premier League rival doesn't interest the midfielder, LA Galaxy are ready to offer him an escape route to America.

He was an unused substitute for Chelsea's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City on Sunday, along with John Terry.

The Blues lost 2-1 to City, goals from Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri enough to book a place in the final against Wigan.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again