Date: 19th September 2010 at 11:29am
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Back in the hazy days when the transfer window was open, rumour after rumour inferred that we were after Joe Cole, who had just been released by Chelsea.

Now as we all know, it was a move that never materialised and Joe Cole will be wearing a Liverpool shirt today, hoping to put one over on us and perhaps score another sublime goal just like he did on his last visit here with Chelsea.

Speaking about Cole, ahead of the fixture, Sir Alex Ferguson has pointed out that the interest was only slight from our side and driven by the player`s agent, when he remarks,

“We were approached by his agent at one point but we didn`t enter in to any discussions.”

“It was maybe just too complicated to get involved.”


We`re intrigued by the use of the word complicated! If Cole was out of contract, were the complications relating to his possible salary request or what?

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