Date: 16th October 2015 at 4:22pm
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Coventry City have signed former England international Joe Cole.

The League One side, who currently sit fifth in the league table respectively, have snapped up the Aston Villa winger on a 35-day emergency loan deal from the Premier League club.

12/10/2010 International football. England v Montenegro. Joe Cole wears his headphones as he warms down alone after being left out of the England 18 player squad. Photo: Mark Leech.

The 33-year-old, who has 56 international caps to his name, has made just one appearance for Tim Sherwood’s Villans so far this season, playing 60 minutes in their 5-3 victory over Notts County in the League Cup.

Cole, who will remain at the Ricoh Arena until November 22, is expected to watch the Sky Blues take on the in-form Blackpool on Saturday afternoon.

After signing the former Chelsea, Liverpool and West Ham United star; Coventry boss Tony Mowbray said: “I’m delighted to welcome such a high-calibre player to the club.

“Joe has a great pedigree, both on the domestic and international stage, and I’m sure he’ll have a fantastic impact during his time at the club.

“We’ve got plenty of games coming up which will be crucial to us maintaining our early-season form and I’m looking forward to seeing Joe in action for the Sky Blues.”

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