Lampard is the highest goal score for Chelsea with 203 goals.
The dilly-dallying around the club future of England midfielder, Frank Lampard, has finally been resolved after Chelsea announced on Thursday that the 31-year-old has been handed a one year contract extension.
The London club, through their official website, said they were delighted to finally put to rest the issues around Lampard’s stay at Stamford Bridge.
Lampard has already earned for himself a legendary status as the all time highest goal scorer for Chelsea with 203 goals and he now has the third-highest match appearance in the club’s history.
Next season will be the vice-captain’s 13th at Stamford Bridge.
A delighted Lampard told Chelseafac.com he will continue to follow his dream and do his best for Chelsea.
“I’m absolutely delighted. Everybody knows I always maintained that the dream was to stay at Chelsea. We’ve been talking for ages and even though it went on for quite a period it was always amicable. I want to thank Mr. (Roman) Abramovich for everything he’s done in making the dream a reality. I love this club, the staff, the players and especially the supporters, who have treated me fantastically since the day I arrived. The thought of helping the club to more success in the forthcoming years is all I ever wanted. I couldn’t be happier,” he said.
Lampard became the club’s record goalscorer amid wonderful scenes at Villa Park last Saturday when he surpassed Bobby Tambling’s 202 goals, an incredible feat for a midfielder.
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