Lampard can match Beckham's 4m wages if he makes summer LA Galaxy switch
12:17 GMT, 30 December 2012
Frank Lampard will bag up to 4million a year in wages if he moves to LA Galaxy.
The Chelsea midfielder has been told to find another club and could now pocket the same salary as David Beckham if he moves to the MLS, according to the Sun Sunday.
Lampard could also bank an extra $1m (619,000) in merchandise sales, and has been touted as the perfect replacement for Becks. Accepting the deal would make him the highest-paid footballer in MLS.
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A source said: 'The club feel Frank is what they’re missing now David has left.
'He has the profile to fill Beckham’s role as the face of the club globally.'
The 34-year old will be considering is future swiftly, since Chelsea advised him he can leave from January 1.
Lampard and his fiance Christine Bleakley thought to have arranged their June wedding in her native Northern Ireland, but a State-side move in 2013 could be an exciting one for television presenter Christine.
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