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Derby thought to complete Ashley Cole deal imminently

Derby thought to complete Ashley Cole deal imminently

Frank Lampard could be about to make his biggest signing since joining Derby County.

According to a report by The Sun, The Rams have offered a contract to Ashley Cole and a deal is thought to be made imminently.

The 38-year-old is currently a free agent after leaving Los Angeles Galaxy and Lampard is looking to use the pair’s relationship to his advantage.


Both men were team-mates during their time with the England setup, as well as at Chelsea where they were hugely successful.

It is understood that Cole had offers from abroad, however, the chance to join up with Lampard at Pride Park appeals to him more.

The Verdict:

The arrival of Cole to Derby will be a huge coup and one that can benefit them greatly as they go into the business end of the season.

The Rams are currently pushing for a place in next year’s Premier League and currently occupy a spot in the playoffs.

Cole would be able to provide the club with plenty of experience and leadership qualities that could help them achieve those aims.

Derby fans – thoughts?

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