Roma full-back Ashley Cole could be the next recruit to join MLS after reports in Italy suggested there could be a mutual termination of his contract in Rome.

The 34-year-old has only appeared 11 times in the league for the capital club since his summer switch to Serie A in 2014.

Cole has found himself down the pecking order at the Stadio Olimpico and he along with Douglas Maicon look set to leave, according to Il Tempoand Sport Mediaset.

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Both players' contracts are due to expire new summer, but the club are believed to be keen to move the pair on and they would become free agents.

Left-back Cole, who quit international football with England after failing to make the 2014 World Cup squad, was looking for a fresh challenge after leaving Chelsea in 2014, but things have not gone smoothly with Roma.

Man City were linked with a move for Cole earlier in the summer, but the lure of America might well be more appealing to Cole, who is believed to earn over £2million a season.

Cole's former England team-mates Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard and Shaun Wright-Phillips have all made the switch across the pond and the former Arsenal man might just be set to join them.