Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole signs for Roma

Reuters, Monday 7 Jul 2014

Ashley Cole
Chelsea defender Ashley Cole (Photo: Reuters)

Former England defender Ashley Cole has signed a two-year deal with AS Roma after leaving Chelsea as a free agent at the end of last season.

"AS Roma announces that it has signed a two-year contract with Ashley Cole," the club said in a brief statement on Monday.

"The agreement also includes the option for the club to extend the contract for another season."

According to Italian media, Cole will earn 2.3 million euros ($3.14 million) a year with the Champions League qualifiers.

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