Centre back has been at the club since 1998.
Veteran Chelsea skipper John Terry is finally set to put pen to paper on a contract extension with the west London club that will the central defender remain at Stamford Bridge beyond the end of his current deal, which expires at the climax to this campaign, according to reports in the Daily Mail.
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The former England international’s bumper £150,000 per week five-year deal with the Blues expires on June 30 2014, however, Terry had been seeking a new two-year contract to finish his illustrious playing career with his boyhood team.
But the Chelsea hierarchy operate a club wide policy whereby they only hand out one-year extensions to those players who are aged 30 or over, as Terry’s compatriots Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard both discovered last season.
However, Terry has now decided to accept the Blues’ contract offer that has been on the table waiting to be signed and will now line up for the club at the back in the net campaign.
And that will come as a huge relief to everyone associated with the club given the brilliant form at the heart of the Chelsea back four that the 33-year-old has displayed so far this season.
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