Cheryl is also thought to have moved on from Ashley since being linked with dancer Derek Hough and Black Eyed Peas front man Will. Purnell apparently is trying to make it as singer and has previously applied for X Factor of which Cheryl is a judge for.
According to the newspaper Ashley is planning to whisk Sarah away on a romantic holiday when he retunes to England after the World Cup.
At the age of 18, on 30 November 1999, he made his first team debut in the League Cup against Middlesbrough; Arsenal lost 1–3 on penalties after the match ended 2–2 at the end of extra time.
On 25 February 2000, he signed his first professional contract.
Cole also made an appearance in Arsenal's first UEFA Champions League final in 2006; the club lost 2–1 to Barcelona.The love rat met Sarah Purnell, 23, in a club in Londonâs Notting Hill five weeks ago and has since been in âdailyâ contact with her making frequent visits to his flat in Esher, Surrey.Sarah is thought to be so smitten with the England footballer that she even gave him a special send off on Tuesday before he flew out to South Africa ahead of the World Cup.Neighbours saw the former lapdancer arrive at his luxury flat at midnight on Tuesday before leaving the premises two hours later as Ashley shouted out of an upstairs window: âSee you later, sexy bum,â the News of the World have reported.A friend of the brunette bombshell, whose look has been compared to that of Cherylâs, told the newspaper: âSarah is absolutely over the moon about their relationship but has been very secretive about it and hardly told a soul.â âShe hasn’t got a bad word to say about him and has defended him when people have tried to have a go about Cheryl or the end of his marriage.â âHe’s been the complete opposite of the man everybody thinks they know.â The friend added that the loved-up pair text each other all day and have done ever since they met.