Former Chelsea and Arsenal star Ashley Cole watching Premier League on his laptop

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Former Chelsea and Arsenal defender Ashley Cole was following Saturday’s action in the Premier League on his laptop.

Former Arsenal and Chelsea defender Ashley Cole may have left for Italy, but he still seems to be keen on watching the Premier League.

The 33-year-old left-back joined AS Roma last month on a free transfer, after he was released by Chelsea at the end of last season.

Cole had been on the books of Chelsea since 2006 and was a key figure in the Blues’ Premier League, FA Cup, Europa League and Champions League success in the last eight years.

Prior to his move to Chelsea in the summer of 2006, the former England international played for Arsenal, helping the Gunners to two league titles and three FA Cups.

Having played his entire career in England, Cole now finds it ‘weird’ that he is not a part of the Premier League, but he was still following Saturday’s action on his laptop.

It was a very interesting day in the Premier League on Saturday, as Manchester United lost 2-1 to Swansea City at Old Trafford and fellow title-challengers Arsenal just about managed to pick up all three points against Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium (click here to read more).

Meanwhile, Serie A does not kick off until August 30 when Chievo host reigning champions Juventus. Roma are in action that very same day, as they welcome Fiorentina to the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

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