Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says veteran fullback Ashley Cole deserves a new deal. The England ace's current contract expires in June.

"Naturally he will get his contract because he's a valuable player for us," Mourinho said.

"Even if you are not playing every game and you are not a first-choice player, like he was always, I don't think sometimes it means that you are not well, you are not in well conditions, you are not deserving a new contract.

"I feel he's fine. And I think tomorrow he's going to show that he's fine. He starts tomorrow."

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