Ashley Cole has joined Frank Lampard at Everton with both Chelsea legends now working together, MySportDab reports.
This came after Lampard was appointed manager of the club which prompt to him bringing his countryman and teammate as his assistant.
Everton officially announced Ashley Cole has joined them today in a move that will see him be their first team coach working with the club.
The defender is joining the club backroom staffs which includes others like assistant managers Joe Edwards and Duncan Ferguson.
Others includes First-Team Coach Paul Clement, First Team Coach and Head of Performance Chris Jones and Goalkeeping Coach Alan Kelly who all make up coaches and staffs.
Both Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole did work together during their stint at Chelsea before they both left their respective positions.
Here Is What Lampard Had To Say:
“I’m delighted to add Ashley into my backroom team.
“Everyone knows about his superb playing career and what he has achieved in the game.
“He is now a well-respected coach which has been recognised by his work with England Under-21s.
“He’ll bring a wealth of enthusiasm, game-play experience and is a very good young coach who adds strength to our coaching staff.”
Ashley Cole Is pleased to make the move to Everton where he will be working with a close friend once again.
Here Is What He Said:
“I was thrilled when Frank asked me to join him at Everton. This is a brilliant opportunity with a fantastic club and I am coming here to work hard and try to help bring success to Everton.
“The chance to link up again with Frank was another huge draw. He is an excellent manager and leader.
“With the rest of the staff here, we have everything in place for what we want to achieve together.”