Frank Lampard angered Chelsea FC fans when he made a move to Manchester City on a deal which was completed back on July of 2015. The English midfielder was a free agent for a short period of time in 2014 after Lampard left Chelsea and City somehow managed to secure the services of the veteran midfielder.
The 37 year old player later went on to join the MLS side New York City, which actually was the club that he had penned a contract with but since the Major League Soccer still hadn’t kicked off, Lampard decided to join Manchester City for a few months before eventually going on to make his official move to the American club but the experienced player has now revealed that he regrets having made this switch.
‘’I was asked from the top to stay on in Manchester, so it wasn’t an easy position for me to be in. I’m not trying to wash my hands of it because I am a man and I make my decisions, but it kind of felt right at the time to carry on playing.The situation happened as it did and I kind of sat there and, yeah, when you stay on and the club really wanted me to stay on, and I thought I’d play more matches, obviously. It didn’t work out that way. I looked at New York and I knew that’s what I signed up for. It was a strange feeling’’ Lampard told reporters.
Even though there were fans of Lampard and of Chelsea who did not like his decision of joining Manchester City, the English midfielder has cemented his place in the history books of the Premier League club as he is the all-time top goal-scorer of the club who has earned the praise and respect from Chelsea fans even though he started his youth career in the academy of West Ham United which is a club that’s considered to be one of the rivals of Chelsea.