Cole agent: No Roma deal done yet

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Despite reports in Italy that Roma have agreed a deal with Ashley Cole, the player's agent insists that nothing has been decided yet.

Ashley Cole is set to move abroad, but reports suggesting that he has already agreed to sign for Roma appear to be untrue.

Chelsea allowed the 33-year-old to leave when his contract expired this summer and a number of possible destinations have been mooted.

Initially, a move to America seemed to be the most likely option, but recently reports in Italy have stated that Roma are on the brink of a swoop.

However, Cole's representative Jonathan Barnett has given an update on his client's situation and it seems that anything is still possible, except remaining in England.

"Several clubs are interested but at the moment we are just talking to clubs based abroad," Barnett told BBC Sport.

It was reported in Italy that Barnett came to Rome in the middle of March to begin talks with the Giallorossi, who are keen to strengthen for a title push next season.

Sky Italia has reported that Cole has been offered a two-year deal at Roma with the option to extend it for a further 12 months.

Roma would be able to offer the former Arsenal man the chance to compete for the Champions League having finished as runners-up to Juventus last season.

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