Frank Lampard disappoints on Manchester City debut

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Frank Lampard made his debut for Manchester City this weekend as his side drew 2-2 with fierce rivals Arsenal.

Whilst most Chelsea fans are still coming to terms with his shock move to Manchester City they won't be worried about his impact of Chelsea's title hopes as Lampard struggled to contribute much to the game.

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The 36-year-old struggled to keep up with the pace of Arsenal's midfield. Statistics revealed that Chelsea's all-time top goalscorer despite looking comfortable in possession for most of the game Lampard, struggled when Arsenal were counter-attacking.

Lampard's chasing of the game came to a head when the midfielder was shown a yellow card for a late lunge on Aaron Ramsey.

Lampard adjusting to life at City

Lampard spent the majority of his Chelsea career on the left side of the central midfield position, however the former England star found himself often drifting wide as he adjusts his style to play with his new teammates.

Lampard came close to an important assist when he made a pass through the legs of Laurent Koscielny toward teammate David Silva, but the ball was intercepted to prevent a certain goal.

Samir Nasri came on to replace Lampard in a change that ended a disappointing debut for a player of such proven quality.

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