Jose Mourinho has revealed Chelsea did offer new contracts to both Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard, reports the Metro. The duo have both left Stamford Bridge this summer, with Lampard ending his 13-year-association with the club and ... Read More
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Although Ive never liked Cole as a person hes been a great Blue and was maybe the best left back there is but I didnt lose sleep when he left as I always thought it was about the money/fame/ego for him.
But Lamps is a different thing. He always seemed to be with us like your favorite seat in the pub and you were pleased when he ran out on the pitch because you knew he would give us his all because he seemed proud just to wear Blue.
So Im not overly surprised Cashley didnt renew as he wanted to get some media hype/money at pastures new but Im really surprised Lamps didnt renew his even if it was probably a year like JTs who you know wants to be here.
I know its his life/career/decision to make and us fans shouldnt be so emotional about it but thats how football grabs ya. You go see them paying a fortune week after week all round the world and I suppose we feel theyre a part of us and they owe us something. But at the end of the day I suppose they just see it as a job and its just the fans with the passion and loyalty.
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