Cole welcomes Deco competition at Chelsea

Joe Cole has no problem competing with Deco for a place in Chelsea's midfield.

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"He is fantastic, an experienced international and a top player, we are very lucky to have him in our squad," said Cole.

But with the extra midfielder comes greater competition to break into the first team, something Cole is relishing.

"I have had that all my career at Chelsea and I love the competition," he added. "It is great having new players and new stars coming in and trying to learn off them everyday.

"I love the competition in training and it is good that we got the result today and that we will be okay next week."

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