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Ashley Cole to sign one year contract extension at Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.comChelsea defender Ashley Cole is set to agree a new one-year-contract extension that would make him the highest paid defender in world football at just under £200,000 a week.
Ashley Cole set to sign new deal at Chelsea
Cole, 32, looked certain to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season along with Frank Lampard but club hierarchies have made a U-turn in their decision.
Initially, Chelsea were unwilling to give him a contract extension as owner Roman Abramovich looked to remove the old guards from the club once their contract expires. However, replacing him with a new defender of his caliber would cost in excess of £15 million while heir-apparent to Chelsea’s left back position Ryan Bertrand is not yet ready to replace him permanently.
Several European clubs were interested in getting Cole with Ligue 1 nouveau riche Paris Saint-Germain were looking to sign him on a pre-contract agreem...
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Ashley Cole admits he would have been sad to leave Chelsea had he not agreed a one-year contract extension with the club.
The England left-back will remain at Stamford Bridge until the end of the 2013-14 season after protracted contract talks finally came to fruition.
Cole is now keen to enjoy further success for Rafa Benitez's side, having won a number of major trophies, including...
England left back Ashley Cole has signed a one-year contract extension at Chelsea , the Barclays Premier League side have confirmed.
Cole's previous deal was set to expire at the end of the season and at one stage he was expected to leave Stamford Bridge.
However the 32-year-old, linked with Real Madrid and Paris St Germain recently, has agreed fresh terms at the club he joined...
A person familiar with the situation says Ashley Cole has agreed to sign a new deal with Chelsea .
The man spoke on condition of anonymity because Cole has yet to sign the new contract, with formal paperwork to be completed in the coming days.
The left back, who has played 99 times for England, is out of contract at the end of the season and has been linked with some of Europe...
Ashley Cole will sign a new contract with Chelsea in the coming days after agreeing fresh terms, says interim manager Rafael Benitez.
The England left-back, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of the season, had been linked with moves away to Real Madrid and Paris St Germain.
Sky Sports had revealed that the 32-year-old was set to sign a new one-year deal, and...