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Lampard, Villa Set To Join New York City

Frank Lampard has agreed to join New York City on a free transfer, while David Villa is set join the former Chelsea midfielder.
 
According to the Mirror, Lampard and Villa were at Manchester City's training ground complex on Saturday to sort out details for their moves.
 
The duo met with New York City head coach, Jason Kreis, back in January, and Lampard has since stopped his preparations with the England squad to complete the move to MLS Franchise.
 
The MLS outfit will be acquiring the service of one Chelsea's all-time great players, as the midfielder's contract ran out at the end of the season, while he is expected to be earning around £150,000-a-week with City.
 
Lampard, the Blues' all-time leading scorer with 211 goals, rejected a 12-month extension at Stamford Bridge after making 40 appearances in all competitions last season.
 
The 35-year-old has won three English Premier League titles, four FA Cups, two League Cups, the Champions League as well as the Europa League during his spell with at Stamford Bridge, since leaving West Ham.
 
Villa, meanwhile, is set follow Lampard to the MLS outfit, having just helped Atletico Madrid secure the La Liga title, scoring 13 goals in the process.
 

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