Chelsea's Cole: I'm not scared of Arsenal fans

Ashley Cole insists the Arsenal boo-boys won't faze him on Sunday.

The Chelsea ace is ready to play his first game at the Emirates after his controversial move across London last year.

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England left-back Cole can expect plenty of stick from Gunners fans, who are still angry that he demanded a transfer because he considered a new £55,000-a-week contract offer too small.

Cole told The Sun: "What do people think I'm scared of? Fans booing me?

"I had it all last season and nearly all my life. It's stupid but I can't stop what people think.

"I will go there and prove that I'm not scared.

"I was gutted when I couldn't play at Arsenal last season but there was nothing I could do.

"I'd had a bad ankle all season and the manager felt it was the right time to get it fixed so I could be fit for the FA Cup Final.

"There were a lot of people saying I was scared and too afraid to play but that was and never will be the case."

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