Manager confirms: “He would be great in China” – Chelsea in real danger of losing iconic star

Big sides from Chinese Super League are desperate to sign John Terry.

The 35-year-old defender’s current deal with The Blues expires in the summer of 2016 and Chelsea are not going to renew it after captain confirmed that the Premier League giants had held talks with him over his future.

The Blues bosses claim that the final decision on his contract is yet to be made. So, the Former England International still have a chance extend his stay at Stamford Bridge.

However, If Terry leaves the club in the summer, His possible destinations will reportedly be Chinese Super League or the MLS.

Meanwhile, England head coach Sven-Goran Eriksson, who is a current manager of Shanghai SIPG, thinks that several clubs are trying to lure Terry away from Stamford Bridge.

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“There is a lot of talk about John Terry in China. He has been one of the greatest defenders in the world for the last 15 years. He is still doing very well and has a lot to offer. He is one of the most recognisable players in world football.” – Eriksson told SunSport

“Chinese teams are looking for these big players. Great teams need great leaders. They do not come much better than John Terry. With his skill, his experience, he would be great in China, I have no doubt about that.” – He Added.

As the Sun reports Terry who has played over 600 games for The Blues will cost Chinese clubs £20m per year.