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Frank Lampard is 'very, very committed' and will be forgiven by New York City FC fans

Director of MLS side say supporters will be able to overlook the midfielder's decision to remain at Manchester City

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Frank Lampard is 'very, very committed' and will be forgiven by New York City FC fans

Director of MLS side say supporters will be able to overlook the midfielder's decision to remain at Manchester City

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Frank Lampard has moved on loan to Manchester City

Manchester City transfer news: Frank Lampard joins City on six-month loan deal, manager Manuel Pellegrini confirms

Former Chelsea midfielder starts with City on Wednesday

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Manchester City transfer news: Frank Lampard heads to Etihad as pre-New York City FC stopgap

Former Chelsea midfielder likely to join Manuel Pellegrini's champions in time for the Community Shield match with Arsenal at Wembley next Sunday

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Harry Redknapp has previously confirmed that he expects Cesar to leave the Premier League club

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