Manchester City morning news: Lampard departure date, rivals linked with Milner

A round up of news stories this morning about Manchester City.

The Mirror has reported that Frank Lampard will stay at Manchester City until mid-February.

There has been regular speculation over whether New York City would allow the midfielder to stay at City for a long spell as he’s made a positive impact since moving to the Etihad.

Liverpool and Arsenal have been linked with moves for Manchester City midfielder James Milner.

Milner will be able to link up with either side at the end of the season on a free, if he doesn’t sign on with City.

There have been lingering rumours over a new contract for Milner though no formal offer has been made.

Manchester City defender Martin Demichelis will have a late fitness test ahead of the game against West Brom.

The Argentine has transformed his form at the club after a difficult start to life at the Etihad, where he endured consistent criticism of his performances last season.

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