Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Ashley Cole agrees new one-year Chelsea deal
Cole set to earn 100th cap in return to England squad for Brazil friendly

View photo

Cole set to earn 100th cap in return to England squad for Brazil friendly
Chelsea left back Ashley Cole has agreed a new one-year contract extension with the club.

The defender had looked set to leave Stamford Bridge in the summer, with Paris Saint-Germain widely tipped as a possible destination. However, the 32-year-old will now extend his stay in west London.

"I am pleased I will be starting my eighth season at Chelsea. I have great memories here and I enjoy coming to training every day. The staff are amazing and I enjoy training with the lads," Cole told the club's official website.

He added, "I have been able to fulfill nearly all my ambitions at Chelsea. I have won the Champions League, the League, I have won FA Cups here but of course you don't want to stop winning trophies and being at a big club, you are always fighting to win a trophy.

"Being here for seven years and being at Arsenal before that playing for trophies, you never lose that hunger. I wanted to stay at Chelsea because we are always fighting and challenging for trophies. That desire and the will to want to win things have not gone."

Follow GOAL.COM on Twitter

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
EPL $20K Nobody Loses 1090/10000 $1 $20000 Saturday 10:00 AM Enter
NBA $10K Tournament [$1K to 1st] 335/2272 $5 $10000 Today 8:00 PM Enter
NBA $7K Tournament [$1K to 1st] 40/319 $25 $7000 Today 8:00 PM Enter
View Comments (0)