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Los Angeles Galacticos: LA Galaxy set to sign Ashley Cole and Nigel De Jong

The MLS has got a reputation as the place footballers go to end their career.

LA Galaxy aren’t doing much to shift that reputation, as they’re closing in on the signings of Ashley Cole, Nigel De Jong and Jelle Van Damme, according to the LA Times.


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Cole has taken to life in Roma like a brick to water, and has been bought out of his contract with the Serie A club.

Hatchet man De Jong, who is out of favour at AC Milan, could come in to provide protection for Steven Gerrard.

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Not satisfied with singing two ageing pros the Galaxy are also reportedly preparing to bring Jean-Claude Jelle Van Damme to the club.

The Belgian left back had a scintillating two year spell at Southampton, playing six times.

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Galaxy can now boast of a squad containing Cole, Gerrard, De Jong, Robbie Keane and Giovani Dos Santos.

Shame it’s ten years too late.


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