Monday October 6th, 2014

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard did not rule out a possible loan extension with the team, refusing to dismiss talk about staying longer.

Lampard's loan is set to expire in January, and he will leave Manchester for Major League Soccer’s expansion franchise New York City FC.

"The temptation is to not get ahead of myself in my career,” Lampard said, according to Sky Sports. “I am here until January 1, basically, so I will focus on that and see what happens then."

Lampard, 36, scored a club record 211 goals in 648 appearances for Chelsea before coming to Manchester City. He also scored 29 goals and appeared in three World Cups and two European Championships before retiring from the England national team in August.

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Lampard has scored four goals in six appearances this season for Manchester City, which is second in English Premier League this season, five points behind Chelsea.

"There has been a lot said about when the season starts, but the only thing that can decide my future is how well I am playing. They will be kicking me out in January if I don't play very well!” Lampard said.

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