Eriksson admits Guangzhou R & F keen on Chelsea's Lampard

Sven Goran Eriksson's Guangzhou R & F are chasing Chelsea veteran Frank Lampard.
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Sven Goran Eriksson's Guangzhou R & F are chasing Chelsea veteran Frank Lampard.

Eriksson has recommended 35-year-old Lampard to his bosses following the midfielder’s release by Chelsea and thinks he would be a huge hit in China - although matching the player’s £150,000-a-week Premier League wages will be difficult.

"I have suggested to the club they take Frank Lampard," confirmed Eriksson. "He would be great in China, he is a football man, very proud and clever so if he thinks he can go on for another year or two, he will not go just for a holiday.

"How many midfielders in the world have scored more goals than Lampard. He is still running, still scoring.

"He is incredible and I am sure he’d be great around the camp. I have spoken to agents about it but the money is through the roof so I am not sure it can happen."

 
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