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Chelsea veteran Lampard: Be clever and you can handle marathon season

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard says he feels fresh, despite a marathon season.

After featuring in 55 Chelsea games this season, a number that was reduced due to a calf strain that ruled him out for six weeks at the end of October, the 34-year-old was required to jet to America for a post-campaign outing against Manchester City.

Ahead of tonight's friendly for England, Lampard said: "This is the way forward in modern football.

"Chelsea played over 70 games this season but end of season tours are about taking the club worldwide from a commercial perspective.

"Individually, all you can do is try and do the right things: the basics. Train well, live your life right, rest in between.

"If you've got a brain, you can get through it."

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