Frank Lampard could stick with Chelsea for the first-half of this season.

The People says Lampard could train at Chelsea before his move to New York City FC next March.

There had been suggestions the midfielder would play in Melbourne on loan, but that is not an option that appeals.

Instead, he is expected to take a break and may be allowed to use Chelsea's Cobham training base to begin his own pre-season preparations later this year.

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