This source suggests that Harry Redknapp is very interested in another one of this former Happy Hammers!
Manchester City and Tottenham are keeping tabs on Joe Cole’s situation at Chelsea.
The Daily Star says Cole has not finished a game he has started since September, stretching 13 matches, but although some of the substitutions have been due to injury, Cole has been upset recently that he is always the player to give way.
The 27-year-old now wants assurances from manager Luiz Felipe Scolari that he remains a first-choice pick and still has a future at Stamford Bridge.
Cole has 18 months left on his Chelsea contract, but both sides have been happy until now to leave renewal talks to the summer.
But Cole’s growing unrest has alerted Manchester City and Tottenham, with both clubs keen on him. (tribalfootball.com)
Joe Cole is a quality player who is understandably unhappy with things at Chelsea, the England international having only managed 13 Premier League starts this term is therefore linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge. There will be some who might consider a move from the west London side to their hated rivals from the north won’t happen but then Cole did make the move from West Ham almost five year ago so is not against such a contentious move. He obviously knows and respects Harry Redknapp so that could make any such move a possibility but any move would not be cheap with some valuing the wide man in the £17m bracket, which may seem expensive but then again is only a tad more than the club spent on Darren Bent. Do Tottenham fans think such a move could occur and if so would they welcome it?
Brand New Feature. (1-10 scale, One = Pure make believe, Ten = is a transfer all but complete) Mr Comfort’s Likely-ometer: 2/10
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