Ashley Cole reportedly met with wife Cheryl for the first time in the same house since news broke of the footballer's extra marital affairs.
The Chelsea star was said to have jetted home from Biarritz, South West France, for a face-to-face talk with the X Factor judge at their Surrey mansion in the UK.
"Cheryl was in the house when he arrived back. She agreed that he could return and she would be there. But she has not taken him back. It was not a reunion. They had a lot to talk about," the Sun quoted a pal as saying.
"There was a lot of emotional chat about how to move forward. But Cheryl is still incredibly angry and upset and determined to leave and set up a new life. She was prepared to hear what he had to say but that's it," the pal added.