Cole determined to win Liverpool spot

Joe Cole hopes to use the international break to work on his match fitness for Liverpool. He impressed in pre-season then picked up a hamstring problem in the Euro win over Gomel on August 2.

Joe Cole hopes to use the international break to work on his match fitness for Liverpool.

He impressed in pre-season then picked up a hamstring problem in the Euro win over Gomel on August 2.

But he said: “I feel good. I’ve now got two weeks of strong training to focus on while the boys go on international duty. That time can only benefit me.”

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