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Joe Cole: I should've snubbed Liverpool for United States move

Joe Cole has revealed he regrets joining Liverpool from Chelsea in 2010.

The former England international signed with Chelsea from West Ham United in 2003 and went on to win three Premier League titles during his seven seasons at Stamford Bridge.

After signing with Liverpool, Cole's career fell off dramatically. He made just 26 Premier League appearances for the Reds in 18 months. He then spent time at Lille, West Ham, Aston Villa and Coventry before arriving at Tampa Bay Rowdies in 2016.

And Cole has stated his regret at not moving to the States when he left Chelsea.

"I'm still loving playing and it's a great lifestyle out there," Cole told Chelsea's website.

"It was a really good decision and I wish I'd gone when I left Chelsea.

"Once I'd done my knee I couldn't really keep myself fit for any length of time, apart from when I played in France for a season, and with hindsight I should have done it then."

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