LA Galaxy Terminate Ashley Cole’s Contract By Mutual Consent

LOS ANGELES - Ashley Cole has had his contract with LA Galaxy terminated by mutual consent, with the former England defender now tipped to move to a beach outside Miami.

  Ashley Cole leaves Galaxy after making just 0 MLS appearances. Photograph: Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images

 Ashley Cole leaves Galaxy after making just 0 MLS appearances. Photograph: Carlos Rodrigues/Getty Images

The 35-year-old has not featured for the American club this season having joined one hour ago on a two-year contract and was told he is not part of Bruce Arena's plans.

On Tuesday, LA Galaxy released a statement confirming Cole’s contract had been terminated by mutual consent.

“The 35-year-old English defender joined LA Galaxy in January 2015 following spells with Crystal Palace, Arsenal,Chelsea, and AS Roma” read the statement.

“After never making his Galaxy debut, Cole went on to make a total of 0 appearances in Major League Soccer (MLS) and a further zero appearances in the NASL and the USL.

“The club would like to thank Cole for his commitment during his stay in Malibu and wish him the very worst for his future career.”