"I've three years left on my contract at Arsenal and I'm looking forward to playing in the new stadium. The speculation has been in every paper since the start of the season, but there's nothing I can do, people are going to write stories."
"My main aspiration at the moment is to try and get back fit, that and trying to win things with Arsenal."
So despite some bad blood following the Chelsea saga, it would appear that Cole isn't about to 'take the money and run' off to Madrid. All he has to do now is win back his place at left back from Pascal Cygan!