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Persib Bandung on verge of signing former West Ham striker Carlton Cole?

Ex-West Ham United striker Calrton Cole is reported on the verge of joining Indonesian Liga 1 outfit Persib Bandung, according to the local reports.

The 33-year-old former England international could become the second top-rated signing after Maung Bandung previously signed Michael Essien.

The rumour was confirmed by Persib team manager Umuh Muchtar in a statement, who hinted that the management has discussed about the contract of ex-Chelsea youth product.

“It is usual [regarding the rumour about Cole],” he told reporters. “But this is also not a false news.”

Cole recently had short spells at Celtic in the 2015-16 season and United Soccer League club Sacramento Republic.