Terry to play on if Aston Villa win promotion


With Aston Villa set to face Middlesbrough within the Championship’s promotion play-offs, John Terry has signalled his intention to play on.

Information 11 Might 2018, 03:50 IST


John Terry
Aston Villa captain John Terry

John Terry says he’ll search to play on for not less than yet one more season if Aston Villa can win promotion again to the Premier League.

Below Terry’s captaincy, Villa secured a spot within the play-offs, the place they’ll face Middlesbrough within the first leg on Saturday.

Former England skipper Terry signed a one-year deal when he joined Villa, explaining he opted to not be part of a Premier League membership so he wouldn’t should face Chelsea, the place he spent 22 years.

The 37-year-old, nonetheless, seems to have modified his thoughts as he seeks to lengthen his enjoying profession with additional top-flight campaigns.

“I hope this is not the tip,” Terry instructed the Villa web site. “If we go up, I am staying. And hopefully I can play for a number of extra years within the Premier League.

“It is solely honest that if we go up, which is the idea throughout the group, that I stick round. It is in my contract once I hit a sure variety of matches.

“I’ve completely loved it right here and love the best way I have been accepted. I needed to carry out to get the approval of the followers and the group, and it was a giant name by the supervisor [Steve Bruce], too, to signal somebody at 36 years of age and coming to the tip of their profession. 

“The job is not performed but. We have a number of extra video games to go. However hopefully I’m right here subsequent season.”

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