Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole is set to join West Ham United according to Sky Sports.

The 31-year old former Chelsea star has struggled for game time since moving to Anfield and is on the verge of sealing a return to Upton Park by undergoing a medical ahead of a likely winter move.

Former England international Cole kicked off his career with the Hammers before moving to across London to Stamford Bridge in 2003 prior to his Merseyside shift in 2010. He spent last season on loan with French club Lille.

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