Shock Premier League club trying to sign John Terry when he leaves Chelsea

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There will most likely be no love lost between John Terry and Chelsea when the longtime Blues captain takes his final bow at Stamford Bridge once the season ends. However, while Terry has already indicated that he doesn’t plan to play for another Premier League team, some teams are still trying to keep him in England.

According to the Metro, West Ham United are lining up an offer for the impending free agent centre-back. Terry has made it clear that he will continue his football career even if Chelsea don’t give him a new deal, but West Ham United have not been identified by most pundits as the most likely suitor for the Blues and Three Lions legend.

Per the source, West Ham United hope Terry will join their side if they can secure a berth in the Champions League. As of writing, the Hammers are in seventh place with 40 points but are seven points behind fourth-placed Manchester City’s 47 points.

Terry played for West Ham during his youth career, but ultimately moved to Chelsea when he was 14.

MLS and the Chinese Super League have been speculated as the most likely destination. He could either reunite with countrymen Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Steven Gerrard in the United States, or chase some of the exceptional wages the Chinese league have been giving out.

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