Report: AC Milan becoming Italian bookies’ favourites to sign Cole

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Italian newspaper Tuttosport reveals that the odds on Ashley Cole signing a deal with AC Milan have shortened dramatically.

Having been released by Chelsea, Ashley Cole is looking for a deal at a top European club and bookmakers seem to believe he could be on his way to AC Milan.

The 33-year-old still believes he can star at the highest level and has been linked with Liverpool, Real Madrid, Monaco and Manchester City.

It has been suggested that Cole would prefer to move abroad rather than continue in the Premier League after eight years at Chelsea and eight years at Arsenal.

Although it has widely been reported that Cole will only consider a club who will be playing in next season's Champions League, it seems that he may be open to joining AC Milan.

Milan are looking to rebuild this summer after a dismal campaign that saw them miss out on Europa League qualification.

Pippo Inzaghi is set to take over the reins from Clarence Seedorf and Cole may be one of his new recruits.

According to Tuttosport, the odds on Cole joining Milan have been slashed by many bookmakers in Italy from 33/1 just before he announced his Chelsea exit to 8/13.

The odds in England are very different with any MLS club being listed at 5/2 then Monaco at around 3/1 ahead of Liverpool and Real Madrid.

Cole to move to AC Milan is generally still listed at close to 20/1 with most British bookmakers.

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