Spurs pressure forces Chelsea into Cole contract talks

Tottenham's interest in Joe Cole is kicking Chelsea management into action.

Tottenham's interest in Joe Cole is kicking Chelsea management into action.

The Times says Chelsea will hurry to offer new terms to England midfielder Cole in the light of renewed interest from Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham have attempted to sign Cole on several occasions over the past few years, but even though his contract has been allowed to run down to its final 12 months, it is thought he would prefer to stay at Stamford Bridge.