The best Joe Cole Aston Villa jokes after reports that the former England midfielder is expected to agree a two-year deal with the club pending the results of a medical.
Released by West Ham at the end of last season, the Premier League journeyman is set to join Paul Lambert’s side on a free transfer.
With doubts about his fitness, age and remaining potential – here are our favourite Joe Cole Aston Villa jokes:
Villa have already signed Philippe Senderos, and now Joe Cole is having a medical. Is Paul Lambert playing Football Manager '05?
— Çarlton Çole (@_CarltonCole9) June 9, 2014
Joe Cole will end up playing for every pl club before he retires #Villa
— WeAreChelseaFC (@WeAreChelseaFC) June 9, 2014
“How’s your reactions, Joe?” *taps Joe Cole’s knee with plastic hammer, watches in horror as knee caves in on itself.*
— Iain Macintosh (@iainmacintosh) June 9, 2014
I remember when Joe Cole was good, but then, I am rather old…. pic.twitter.com/pJ9FiPVe14
— villamad.co.uk (@villamadtweets) June 9, 2014
Paul Lambert's joy knows no bounds. He's now been treated to Joe Cole's signature on a two year contract.
— Jim Boardman (@JimBoardman) June 9, 2014
Aston Villa confirm their relegation from the Premier League following the successful signing of Joe Cole
— Indigo (@IndigoLFC) June 9, 2014
Philippe Senderos and Joe Cole. Randy Lerner REALLY doesn't want to sell Villa, does he?
— Rory Smith (@RorySmithTimes) June 9, 2014
Approximately 365 days until Joe Cole is quietly released on a free by Aston Villa after only seven starts (two in the Capital One Cup).
— Football Clichés (@FootballCliches) June 9, 2014
Joe Cole's agent deserves a round of applause. He has played a blinder.
— WHUFC (@Forever_WestHam) June 9, 2014
— Mat Kendrick (@MatKendrick) June 9, 2014
If Joe Cole passes a medical there's hope for us all
— Ricky Mann (@RickyMann4) June 9, 2014