Ashley Cole to meet with Roma?

Ashley Cole of Chelsea tackles Yannick Sagbo of Hull City during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Chelsea at KC Stadium on January 11, 2014
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Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole will reportedly fly to Italy in a bid to finalise a contract with Roma.

Ashley Cole will reportedly travel to Italy this week to discuss a proposed move to Roma.

The former Chelsea defender has been heavily linked with a move to the Serie A side, while his agent has confirmed that he has been in talks with a number of overseas clubs.

According to, the 33-year-old will fly out to Rome tomorrow to finalise a free transfer to the club, including a two-year contract with a £38,000-per-week salary.

Cole is a free agent after turning down a new contract at Stamford Bridge, where he has spent the last eight years.

Chelsea's Ashley Cole in action during a friendly match against Indonesia All-Stars on July 25, 2013
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