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Ashley Cole eager to end career at Chelsea

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Ashley Cole wants to sign a contract extension with Chelsea and stay at the London club for the rest of his playing career.

The left-back joined Chelsea from Arsenal in 2006 and has helped the club win one Premier League title, four FA Cups and the Champions League.

He now says he will sign a new contract if the club want to keep him.

"I signed an extension at the start of the year and so have this year left and it will be up at the end of the season," Cole told The London Evening Standard.

"I hope to stay for longer. I have had a great time here, a great career here and, of course, I’d love to stay if they still want me."

The 32-year-old also suggested that the end of his playing career might not be that far away.

"There is going to be a time when they will have to replace me," he said.

"I have Ryan (Bertrand) in my place and one day I’m going to want to watch him play, so the time will come when I do finish my career."

The England international expressed his delight at the return of Jose Mourinho, who brought him to Chelsea.

Cole has played eight games in this years Premier League and the club are currently second, two points behind Arsenal.

Cole added: "He's come back to the club where he did a fantastic job winning two titles.

"He always demands 100 per cent whether it's in a game or in training. He always wants the best, he always wants your best.

"He's a fighter and a winner and he wants to go into every game and win, just like us players."

Chelsea are away at Newcastle in Saturday's early kick-off and a win there could place them first if other results go their way.


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