Cole said: "I'm really looking forward to testing myself against him. For me, Roberto Carlos has been the best left-back in the world for the last 10 years.
"So it's a real big test for me - attacking and defending. I know I'll have to defend because he loves to come forward.
"But that's what I want - to play against the best players. It will be great for me to see what I can do against him."