MLS Commissioner Don Garber wants ex-Chelsea and Liverpool star to be one of the league’s designated players next season.
Midfielder Joe Cole is being targeted for a summer move to Major League Soccer after being released by West Ham United, according to reports in the Daily Mirror.
The former England international did not have his contract renewed by the east London outfit, with Cole therefore leaving Upton Park for the second time in his career on a free transfer on Wednesday after an unsuccessful 18-month stint with the Hammers.
However, the 32-year-old is understood to still be weighing up his future career options for next season, with Cole said to still be keen to play in the Premier League rather than having to move his young family across the Pond to live in the US.
“At my age and where I am in my career, I want to enjoy my football,” said Cole after his exit from West Ham.
“Finances are not important. I’m doing my coaching badges and will start my B-Licence. And I still want to play at the highest level.”
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