Vital Football

Latest Chelsea FC News

Will He or Won`t He?

Will He or Won`t He?

It is a tantalizing question that is still doing the rounds!

Will Roman Abramovich do a u-turn and offer Frank Lamaprd a new contract or will Frank be allowed to just clear his locker, come May, and walk away from Stamford Bridge?

Now several of you will, no doubnt, be flinging your heads back and moaning about another Lampard article, but bear with me.

Sat here in the editorial chair, I`m of the opinion that what happens to Frank will be a clear signal of where the club is going.

If Frank is allowed to walk away, it, to me, signals that our club has become a production line, whereby players are treated as commodities that only serve a purpose. When that purpose is fulfilled then they`re dispensed with accordingly.

But, if frank were given another contract, it`d suggest to me that the club recognizes loyalty, rewards loyalty and has set it`s heart on creating a dynasty involving those who have been the heart and soul of our emergence as one of Europe`s top clubs over the last decade.

But, with Frank`s agent, Steve Kutner, remarking about the situation,

"Nothing has changed regarding Frank`s situation at Chelsea."

I fear that the former paragraph could well sum up the way our club us heading!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Merlin
Date:Friday February 8 2013
Time: 4:09PM

Comments

0
A production line? Really? The is no entitlement in sports. This is a flip comment. Is there entitlement with the player if ownership wants the player to stay? This is a ******** business.
lamarochs
08/02/2013 16:20:00
0
Nooooooooo - not another article on Lamps loool
JohnnyOz
08/02/2013 16:25:00
0
Whatever happens would be fine by me, roman owns the club, he should run it the way he deem fit, its his money afterall
Desmondadonis
08/02/2013 16:40:00
0
Well chelsea FC will recognize loyalty and reward loyalty if the Legends accept a bit part role on the field and not moan whenever the manager doesnt play them. I actually want him to be offered a new contract as he has been so loyal to CFC but must be understood that he wont play all games because we need a better CM
cfctoruletheworld
08/02/2013 16:45:00
0
everyone has to go wether its lamps or cole.or terry....dont agree with your commodities remark there were legends before lamps also and they went without making a big fuss...
shlok27
08/02/2013 17:43:00
0
The end of a contract is just that, the end of a contract. Roman will replace Lampard.
foreign_viewer
08/02/2013 17:44:00
0
You can't replace Lampard in a summer.
CalculatedKalou
08/02/2013 18:04:00
0
You can replace Lampard. He's not Messi.
foreign_viewer
08/02/2013 18:30:00
0
was drogba not a legend?and many who left,no one moaned 4 them.players come and go with time. there are dozen young replacement 4 lamps ie eriksson frm ajax,Dzagoev frm csk moscow etc.so let roman clear the egos and semi deadwoods we have.
mzee69
08/02/2013 19:05:00
0
I dont get what is expected of we fans here,okay we should sign on another petition calling for Lamps contract be extended. It clearly is off our hands and whether we agree or not that he needs to be kept has little or no impact on the board's decision on the matter.
Ohans
09/02/2013 00:08:00
0
I'm sure lampard understands his role at the club. Management should offer him a new contract like that of giggs and scholes. Lampard can then decide whether he wants play this lesser role. I'm sure he has no lack of suitors, just offer the amended contract and let him decide.
KingHan
09/02/2013 06:03:00
0
The club is not oblige to offer anybody a contract,football is more than just a game its a business,if the club feel lamps would be useful in achievin set goals then he would be offered a contract if not the club lets him go...
Ken4CFC
09/02/2013 06:44:00
0
Wish I could fast forward this season: let's just get over all these ala Frank's contract issue, Rafa Benites' etc
Ibidayo
09/02/2013 07:40:00
0
@Ibidayo: I feel the same.
B2K420
09/02/2013 20:16:00
0
I wish we dont offfer him a contract extension. Also, it not that he is irreplaceable legend....Everyone at chelsea is replaceable, maybe except Roman...its hard to find a such passionate, ready to spend owner, one who doesn't just view his club as a business...
Blu_run
11/02/2013 06:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Chelsea Articles

Courtois Set to Stay but Not for Ever

Numerous column inches have been generated already this summer when it comes to the immediate future of Thibaut Courtois.

How Not to Impress Your New Boss!

With the group stages of Euro 2016 over; the tournament resumes in earnest today with the start of the knockout stages.

Objectionable but Perfectly Legal

The case of the Spanish international striker, Alvaro Morata, is a strange one.

A Strange Link to an Attacking Midfielder

It`s kind of strange how this piece of transfer speculation has come about.

Archived Vital Chelsea Articles

Vital Chelsea articles from

Site Journalists

Merlin
Editor email
Profile
Stan Wenners
no email
Profile
GabeU
no email
Profile
Tom
no email
Profile
Dylan M
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Nainggolan to Chelsea?
Suggested By: merlin
Yes please!77%
No thanks!18%
Undecided!5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Chelsea Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.syed230183_chelseafc85
2.Blu_run63
3.Michael Reid57
4.Kazuya Mishima42
5.KAKUfrank38
6.OCBlues37
7.kolagold2528
8.foreign_viewer25
9.CobhamBlue23
10.Ken4CFC22