JOHN Terry will leave Chelsea at the end of the season. Terry said the club would not be renewing his contract, bringing to an end his 18-year spell in west London. Terry also revealed he will not join another Premier League club but will continue his career elsewhere.
The popular Blues captain said after his side’s 5-1 FA Cup fourth-round victory over MK Dons on Sunday: ‘To be honest, I was in last week before the Arsenal game and it’s not going to be extended. It’s my last run in the FA Cup so I want to make it a good one. ‘It’s a big season for me and I want to push on – not just in this competition but in the Premier League as well. I knew before the Arsenal game so mentally I’ve kind of accepted it. We just have to move on.’
Terry went on to explain: ‘They said that when the new manager comes in, things might change. It’s a no at the minute. I needed to know now like I have done every January and sometimes it takes a couple of months to get done. ‘Unfortunately it was a no. It’s not going to be a fairytale ending, I’m not going to retire at Chelsea. It’s going to be elsewhere which it took me a couple of days to get over. Read more