After England’s win against Brazil yesterday courtesy of a beautiful Frank Lampard strike, England manager Roy Hodgson urged Frank Lampard not to move to MLS if he wants to continue winning caps for England.
Lampard has 94 England caps and needs only 6 more to reach the elite 100 club. By moving to MLS, where the quality of competitive soccer is less than in the Premier League, the Chelsea legend risks his chances of playing for England.
Problem is, where would Lampard go? Perhaps a move to a top European club would be a best bet considering that he’s Chelsea through and through, and I can’t see him playing for another Premier League club due to his deep ties with the Blues.
Here are today’s Premier League news headlines:
- Roy Hodgson urges Frank Lampard not to move to MLS once Chelsea contract expires — Telegraph
- Liverpool striker Luis Suárez keen for new contract talks — The Guardian
- Reading are to resubmit a planning application to expand the club’s stadium — Sky Sports
- Disney considers ESPN exit from British TV sports coverage — The Guardian
- Swansea will open contract talks with Michael Laudrup to try to sign longer deal — Evening Post
- Crystal Palace interested in signing Peter Odemwingie on loan — The Guardian
- Bobby Moore wasted by West Ham, says Harry Redknapp — The Mail
- West Ham’s Sam Allardyce fined by FA for Manchester United comments — The Guardian
- Tottenham hoping to recall Emmanuel Adebayor in time for EPL game with Newcastle — Telegraph
- Premier League vote on controlling wage inflation on a knife-edge — The Guardian
- beIN Sport names agency TBWA\Chiat\Day to help define brand — Sports Business Daily
- Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha joins Lazio — The Independent
- Why American football will never be more popular than ‘soccer’ — One Foot In The Game
- West Brom’s Goran Popov says sorry for spitting towards Kyle Walker — The Guardian
- Nicola Cortese cancels Matt Le Tissier peace talks at Southampton — The Mail
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