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Ashley Cole heading for Italy as former Chelsea defender opens talks with Roma




Ashley Cole is a
free agent after
leaving Chelsea
The left-back has been
linked with MLS franchises
as well as Monaco
Roma have stolen a march
on securing Cole's services
and have opened talks
Roma have firmed up their interest
in Ashley Cole and he is heading
to the Italian capital ahead of talks
over a two-year deal.
The 33-year-old is a free agent
after leaving Chelsea and has also
had interest from Monaco and MLS
franchises.
Cole, who spent eight years at
Stamford Bridge after joining from
Arsenal, had been linked with a
return to north London while
Liverpool was also touted as a
possible destination.
Barcelona and AC Milan were also
reported to be monitoring his
situation.
Cole has had a holiday after
retired from England duty on 107
caps when he was left out of Roy
Hodgson's squad for Brazil. The
manager selected Everton's
Leighton Baines as his first-choice
left-back and took Southampton
teenager Luke Shaw as back-up.






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