Liverpool playmaker Cole would welcome permanent Lille deal

Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole is open to signing permanently with Lille. Cole has kicked off his career in France impressively.

Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole is open to signing permanently with Lille.

Cole has kicked off his career in France impressively.

He told L'Equipe: "Will I remain at Lille next season? That is possible. They are happy with me, and vice versa, so why not?

"We have started to build a bridge. I really love to play here. I hope it will be a success for everyone.

"The Premier League is not the best competition, it is just different and unique. Some people told me I was right to go abroad."

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