Lampard turns down move to Chinese Super League.
Chelsea star Frank Lampard has turned down a big money offer to China, according to The Daily Mail.
The England international had been offered a £20 milllion deal to join his former teammates Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka in the Chinese Super League by mega-rich club Guizhou Renhe.
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Lampard will be out of contract at the end of the season, allowing clubs to sign him on a free transfer while also potentially landing the player a massive last contract as clubs are not forced into paying a transfer fee for his services.
Guizhou reportedly offered the goal-scoring midfielder a wage package of £250,000 a week, a figure that would have placed Lampard right up there with the highest paid players in the world.
It may be that his former colleagues advised him against the move. Both Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka are seeking escapes from their club Shanghai Shenhua, after falling out with fans and rumours swirling over unpaid bonus payments.
Lampard has been linked with a host of top clubs in recent weeks after Chelsea confirmed they would not renewing the England star’s contract.
The likes of Manchester United, LA Galaxy, Inter Milan and Juventus are all said to be monitoring the situation and are preparing to make a move as the players contract gets closer to expiry.
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