- John Terry will leave Chelsea once his contract expires at the end of the season
- The London club have not ruled out of the possibility of finding the player another role
- The 36-year-old has been receiving lucrative offers from China
Chelsea football club of England have reportedly told captain John Terry that his services will no longer be needed when his current contract expires at the end of the season.
Although the London club never ruled out the possibility of finding another role for the 36-year-old at Stamford Bridge.
The player has been receiving lucrative offers from China, but Terry wants to remain at Chelsea beyond the forthcoming January transfer window with a hope of ending the season at the club.
Recall that Antonio Conte chose to continue with the player as the captain of the team.
Terry was earning £140,000 but he took a huge pay cut which now reduces his wages to ‘just’ £50,000. That translates to a loss of almost £5m a year for the former England man.
There has been speculation over Terry’s future late last as his contract entered its final months before he later extended it by a year.
The lanky-defender has played all his senior professional career at Chelsea. He joined the club in 1998 and has featured in 488 games, scoring 40 times for the club.
John Terry has been a major force for Chelsea and has won 4 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups, 3. League cups, 2 FA Community Shields, 1 UEFA Champions League and 1 Europa League titles.