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Ashley Cole tweets that he is set to leave Chelsea this summer

Ashley Cole's
contract is up at
Chelsea and he looks set to
move on
Liverpool, Man City, Man
United, Real Madrid and
even former side Arsenal
could move for the left-back
this summer
Cole was left out of
England's World Cup squad
Frank Lampard also yet to
be offered new contract by
Ashley Cole is set to leave Chelsea
this summer after revealing on
Twitter that the west London side
is not one of his options for next
The former England left back, who
retired from international football
having been left out of the World
Cup squad, is out of contract at
Chelsea this summer and resigned
to leaving Stamford Bridge.
He tweeted: 'I am weighing up my
options for playing next season
with my agent and sadly it does
not look like Chelsea will be one of
He then wrote: 'Thank u Chelsea FC
for making my 8 years there a
pleasure to work all the staff and
players, we've been through a lot,
good and bad.
'And of course the fans, how do I
start, I can only say thank u for
giving the boys confidence to win
some amazing trophies, and once
'And this tweet is to the FANS that
have stood buy me through thick
and thin, I will always have u in
my hearts, #cfcfans.
'And now I'll be looking for another
journey in my life hope it can be
like my others full of fun and of
course WIN something.'
A number of top European clubs
have been linked with the left back
including Manchester United,
Manchester City, Liverpool and his
former club Arsenal.
Cole is a three-time Premier
League champion, twice with
Arsenal and once with Chelsea, and
also has seven FA Cup winners
He was also part of Chelsea's
Champions League winning team in
2012 and went on to win the
Europa League a year later.
The 33-year-old has played 107
times for England and been to
three World Cups as well as two
European Championships.
But Cole will leave Chelsea after
eight years at Stamford Bridge and
find a new home after the World
Frank Lampard is also yet to sign a
new contract with Chelsea for next
season, whereas captain John Terry
has already put pen to paper.

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Posted By Bobricky On 04:41 Tue, 20 May 2014

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