Roma star looking forward the coming up against old teammate.
Ashley Cole has said that he cannot wait to come up against his friend and former Chelsea teammate Frank Lampard when Manchester City take on the Italians this week in the Champions League, the Daily Star reports.
The England pair spent eight successful years together at Stamford Bridge, only for them to both leave at the end of the previous campaign.
Cole headed for Italy to join Roma, while Lampard has linked up with Manchester City on loan from New York City.
And Cole has expressed his excitement at coming face to face with the 36-year-old, despite not thinking that he would ever have to come up against him.
“I never expected to play against him. If I play and Lamps is selected it will be nice because he is a good friend of mine,” he said.
“I think everyone knows what Lampard brings to every team.
“It’s another experienced player for City and he brings goals. He got one against Chelsea. He probably didn’t like that but he’s paid to do a job.”
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