Football: Ashley Cole arrives for medical with Roma, may sign 2-year contract
Published on Jul 7, 2014 7:17 PM
ROME (REUTERS) - Former England defender Ashley Cole has arrived in Italy for a medical with Roma and is expected to sign a two-year deal with the Serie A football club.
"Welcome to Rome, Ashley", said the Italian club on its official Twitter feed, publishing a photo of the former Chelsea player on his arrival at Fiumicino airport on Monday morning.
According to the Italian media, the left-back is set to sign a two-year deal worth 2.3 million euros (S$3.9 million) a year, with an option for a third season, as Roma look to strengthen their squad ahead of their return to the Champions League next season.
Chelsea said goodbye to the 33-year-old last week after his trophy-laden eight years at Stamford Bridge, where he won the Premier League, Champions League and Europa League, as well four FA Cup titles.
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