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Carsley named new England U21s manager with former Chelsea star Cole as No 2

The Premier League winning left-back will also continue his work with the Chelsea academy alongside assisting the ex-Everton midfielder

Ashley Cole has been named as second in command on Lee Carsley's new England Under-21s coaching staff.

The former Premier League left-back, who starred at Arsenal and Chelsea, has been an academy coach with the Blues since 2019 and will continue to help out there as he takes on responsibilities with the Young Lions.

Carsley has been appointed to the top U-21 job after spending time as an assistant with the team.

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