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Chelsea legend set to bid emotional farewell as he’s not ready to hang up boots yet

Chelsea defender John Terry will reportedly leave Stamford Bridge this summer as he isn’t yet finished with his playing career and a MLS switch looks likely.

The 36-year-old has barely featured this season, as a combination of injury and competition have left him on the sidelines for the most part.

Antonio Conte has preferred a back-three consisting of Cesar Azpilicueta, David Luiz and Gary Cahill, and in turn Terry has had a limited role on the pitch and is now seemingly planning his next move.

According to The Sun, while his contract is set to expire at the end of the season, he’s already been approached about a move to MLS with LA Galaxy ready to swoop for him.

The franchise obviously have history with signing English players having had David Beckham and Steven Gerrard both join them over the years, and it looks as though Terry could be the next man to do so.

In turn, it would appear as though the former England international is keen to continue playing and will make the move this summer with the MLS ‘secondary’ transfer window on July 10 allowing him to join Galaxy after he has finished the campaign at Stamford Bridge.

Having publicly shared the fact that he is working to obtain his coaching badges, it’s widely expected that Terry plans on returning to Chelsea further down the line to work for the club in some capacity.

The defensive stalwart has been at the club since 1995, and so leaving this summer will be an emotional decision. Further, the Chelsea squad will certainly miss his leadership and voice in the dressing room, but it looks as though Terry wishes to continue playing and MLS will give him an opportunity to do so.

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