Lampard cools Inter reports

21 May 2008 08:20
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has cooled reports of a potential move to Italy with Internazionale on the eve of the Champions League Final. The England midfielder has been locked in protracted contract negotiations with the Stamford Bridge hierarchy for the past 12 months, but has distanced himself from speculation suggesting Inter is his likely summer destination. Speaking at a press conference ahead of the Moscow final with Manchester United, the former West Ham United midfielder claimed he was happy with the Blues. "I'm very happy at Chelsea, it's been the best days of my career," he said. "My future will be sorted out in the summer - myself and the club have said we want to speak about my contract in the summer. "Now is not the time to think about that." Meanwhile, Lampard is hoping to complete a family double after uncle Harry Redknapp led Portsmouth to FA Cup Final glory on Saturday. "I was at Wembley on Saturday to see Harry win it and it was a great day for the family," he added. "For what he has given to the game he deserves that. I'm sure he and all the Redknapp family will be supporting me and it would be great to make it a family double."

Source: ESA