Cole would love to be a busy Bee!


coleCarlton Cole is hoping to become a busy Bee this summer and perhaps join the club that gave him the elbow as a youngster

He proved Brentfoird wrong by going on to play for Chelsea and England, along with his long spell at Upton Park.

It’s highly inmlikely he will be offered a new Upton Park deal and the Bees could become an option as his next stop.

The club is currently clinging on to their play-off spot in the Championship but are probably among the outsuders to clinch promotion.

He told Sky Sports: “I grew up around the corner from Griffin Park. I used to live on the eighth floor and see the fans walk past my flat. I wanted to be that person for them to come and watch me play one day.

“I’ll have a little butchers you know. They going alright at the moment and they hold a little soft spot in my heart so you never know.”

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