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In brief: Ashley Cole extends stay at Stamford Bridge

32-year-old Chelsea defender commits future to club until 2014

Next season will be Ashley Cole's eighth at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea have announced that left-back Ashley Cole has signed a one-year extension to his contract, taking his stay at Stamford Bridge through to the end of next season.

“I have been able to fulfil nearly all my ambitions at Chelsea", Cole told Chelsea's official website.

"I have won the Champions League, the League, I have won FA Cups here but of course you don't want to stop winning trophies and being at a big club, you are always fighting to win a trophy."

Cole has played more than 200 matches in the Barclays Premier League for Chelsea since joining in September 2006 and has won two league titles. For Arsenal he played 161 Barclays Premier League matches with one title.

Key Points

  • Ashley Cole signs one-year contract extension at Chelsea
  • Left-back commits to club until June 2014
  • 31-year-old is targeting more trophies