Recent reports that Manchester United are looking into signing former Arsenal and Chelsea defender Ashley Cole should be met with plenty of concern. After all, the 34-year-old Cole has only played 28 league games between Chelsea and AS Roma since the 2013-14 season.
If Man United are really looking for a solid defensive option to help out what has still been a very good year from both Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones, they can certainly do a lot better than bringing in the Premier League veteran.
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