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Ashley Cole on the move again after Roma terminate his contract

The former England left-back is set to link-up with Steven Gerrard and Robbie Keane in LA.

ROMA HAVE CONFIRMED the termination of full-back Ashley Cole ‘s contract by mutual consent.

The ex-England international moved to the Stadio Olimpico in July 2014 but struggled to hold down a regular place under former Roma coach Rudi Garcia.

The Frenchman was sacked last week after a poor first half to the campaign and Cole has also now departed after agreeing the early termination of a deal that was due to expire in June.

“AS Roma can today confirm that Ashley Cole’s contract has been terminated by mutual consent,” read a statement from the Serie A club.

“The club would like to thank Cole for his commitment during his stay in Rome and wish him the very best for his future career.”

Cole made just 16 appearances in all competitions for Roma, and is reportedly due to join former England team-mate Steven Gerrard and Robbie Keane at LA Galaxy in the MLS.

The 35-year-old moved to Italy on a free transfer after eight years at Chelsea.

Cole won 107 England caps before retiring from international duty in 2014 after being omitted from his country’s World Cup squad.

During a glittering club career he won three Premier League titles, the FA Cup seven times, one League Cup and the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012, adding the Europa League a year later.

He was considered one of the best full-backs of his generation.

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