After spending his entire career playing in England’s capital, Ashley Cole looks set to join a club from Italy’s. It would certainly be interesting to see how the left-back fares should he make the move abroad.
According to the Metro, Roma are close to completing a deal to bring Cole to the Stadio Olimpico. Having recently left Chelsea, the only other clubs the player has represented since turning professional are Arsenal and Crystal Palace. Now 33 years of age, he has seen it all and done it all domestically, winning an incredible three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and one League Cup. Cole also experienced Champions League and Europa League glory towards the end of his time at Stamford Bridge, and can currently boast 105 career appearances in Europe’s premier club competition.
With Roma recently finishing as runners up in Serie A, their best finish since 2010, Cole would be able to continue his 14-year run of playing in the Champions League should he make the switch. A player with such experience and who has been considered one of the best left-backs in the world for a long time now would be a massive signing for the Italian side and someone who could really help them push on next season.
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