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PSG and Real Madrid in race to sign Ashley Cole

Akshy Sridhar
947   //    30 Dec 2012, 13:33 IST

Chelsea‘s veteran defender, Ashley Cole, will start transfer talks this week with Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid about a possible summer move.

The defender’s contract with Chelsea expires at the end of the season and he has already declined the one-year extension that was offered by the Blues.

Cole could either negotiate a contract with Real or PSG now, or he could wait till the end of the season to sign a deal with Chelsea’s Premier League rivals, Manchester City and United, who are closely monitoring the proceedings of the 32-year-old.

Cole has also not rejected the possibility of an extension at Stamford Bridge, provided Chelsea change their minds to offer him a three-year contract.

United also enquired about Cole in the summer after refusing to meet Everton’s £15m asking price for Leighton Baines.

Source: Mirror

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