Chelsea icon Lampard to start season in Melbourne
Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is set to start the new season in Melbourne, Australia. The Mirror says Lampard will play for Manchester City's A-League side Melbourne City in Australia next season, ahead of his move to the Etihad club's Major League Soccer franchise New York City FC.
A deal has been agreed and an announcement is set to be made soon.
Schwarzer said: "All I can say is that he did ask me about Melbourne Heart. He did ask me what Melbourne was like and what Melbourne Heart was like.
"I said Sydney was the best place to live!! [Schwarzer is from there]. But I spoke very highly of Melbourne. I actually love Melbourne. It's a great city. I told him how passionate in particular the Victorians are with their sport.
"There is huge potential in the game in Australia and it would be unbelievable if he went to Australia. I said to him that he would love living there. its a great place to live.
"He walked away with that and I know what he's like. So we will see."
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