He was a peripheral figure in terms of playing time during his final campaign with the Blues but has made it clear that he wants to continue his career.
That said, I'm not sure these can really be called transfer rumors in the strictest sense, since John Terry is practically a free agent - incidentally, so is Alex Bruce - and he's free to sign with whomever he pleases.
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At least four players are expected to be signed while a further £25m will be handed to Villa by the Premier League through more parachute payments.
A move to West Brom has also been mooted, and Baggies boss Tony Pulis confirmed his interest in bringing Terry to the Hawthorns back in March.
Villa finished in 13th place in the Championship last season, and with club looking to make a huge improvement in their promotion push this time around, one would think Terry is the ideal character to give a boost on the pitch and in the dressing room.
Having shared a post on Instagram of him playing golf with Villa boss Steve Bruce in Portugal over the weekend, The Sun claim that the pair have held talks about his future and the former England global is keen to help lead Villa out of the Championship. Does he still have what it takes to play at a higher level?
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