Chelsea assistant first-team coach Steve Holland believes new signings Filipe Luis and Cesc Fabregas will prove more than worthy replacements for Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard.
Chelsea finally agreed a deal to sign Atletico Madrid left back Filipe Luis this week - but how good is the move from a Blues point of view?
Ashley Cole got off to a winning start with Roma, playing in a 3-1 friendly win over Indonesia's Under-23 side.
Former Chelsea and Arsenal star Ashley Cole believes that more English players should be prepared to play overseas, following his move to Serie A club Roma.
Former Brazil international Cafu has backed Ashley Cole to excel in Serie A, following the former Arsenal and Chelsea left-back's move to Roma this summer.
Roma fans remain divided on the decision to sign ex-Chelsea defender Ashley Cole.
Roma have been heavily linked with ex-Chelsea free agent Samuel Eto’o - but journalist Gianluca Di Marzio has suggested he’s not wanted at the Stadio Olimpico.
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has sent a message to his former teammate Ashley Cole.
Ashley Cole is delighted to have joined Roma on a free transfer and is looking forward to playing in Serie A after years of great performances for Arsenal and Chelsea in England.
It seems the former Chelsea defender will be missed by the Spaniard at Stamford Bridge.
Switzerland's Ricardo Rodriguez showed why Chelsea and Manchester United have been linked with his signature in his country's 2-1 win over Ecuador.
Players released by Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and Crystal Palace all feature.
Former Liverpool player Dietmar Hamann had told his old club to move for Chelsea's Ashley Cole this summer.