Ashley Cole hits back at critics, takes a swipe at Major League Soccer
New AS Roma left back Ashley Cole has been picking fights with fans on social media.
This could only go one way...
After leaving Chelsea this summer after eight years at the West London club and winning every trophy known to man, 33-year-old Cole had plenty of options on the table. Reportedly, plenty of those were in Major League Soccer as Cole was long-linked with a move to the New York Red Bulls.
However, after fans criticized his decision to sign with Roma this summer, Cole has had enough and has hit out at the negative comments towards his move and a potential deal to join MLS. Inadvertently Cole has slapped MLS in the face, a little.
In a series of Tweets, Cole had the following to say.
Cole specifically mentioned the MLS in the series of Tweets as he publicly stated his opinion that the Serie A is a more demanding league. It may well be. However, is there really any need to have a shot at MLS?
We all know and love the league and it’s on the way up, plus we all know the league is working hard to improve its level of play on the pitch and to keep improving overall. Do we really need Cole’s opinion? Eh, he’s entitled to it but it does seem a little tasteless.
You stay classy, Ashley.