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Frank Lampard to leave Chelsea after 13 years

Chelsea's all-time record goalscorer Frank Lampard is to leave the club after a 13-year spell at Stamford Bridge.

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Frank Lampard 'not finished yet... still got that quality'

Frank Lampard will leave Chelsea with plaudits from the club he served for 13 years ringing in his ears. The 35-year-old confirmed in a statement on Monday evening that he had played his last game for the Blues and will seek a new challenge after the World Cup.

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Fellow England midfielder James Milner said: "He's not finished yet. He's still got that quality and still has the goals, so I am sure he'll have plenty of offers and he will choose what is right.

Goalkeeper Petr Cech was the first of Lampard's Chelsea team-mates to pay tribute: "It has been a privilege to have played with a true cfc legend and one of the most influential PL players ever".

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