Joe Cole's future at Liverpool is in doubt.

The Sunday Mirror says Liverpool's move for Rennes winger Sylvain Marveaux will lead to further speculation about the ­future of Cole, who was similarly signed without a fee following his release by Chelsea last summer.

Cole has struggled with injury and form and failed to justify the reported £100,000-a-week wages he is earning at Liverpool.

Tottenham and West Ham United are both keen to bring Cole back to London.

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