FAREWELL: Chelsea players accord Captain John Terry a befitting send off from Stamford Bridge.
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Chelsea captain John Terry, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expires in two days’ time, is wanted by championship sides Aston Villa and Birmingham.

Both clubs have offered Terry a one-year contract. Aston villa is managed by Steve Bruce while Birmingham is managed by Harry Redknapp.

John Terry with Birmingham Manager Steve Bruce

The 36-year-old player has had a number of offers this summer from top clubs but looks he will choose to make the step down to the Championship.

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West Brom, Swansea and Bournemouth were also interested in Terry who is reluctant to play against Chelsea in the Premier League, where he spent two decades as a player and will decide his future next week.

Terry posted a photo with Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce on Instagram hinting that he may be at Villa Park next season.

Terry made his Chelsea debut against Aston Villa in 1998 and has played over 700 games for the club, winning Premier League x 4, Champions League x 1, FA Cup x 5, League Cup x 3 and Europa League x 1.

He also won the PFA Player of the Year in the 2004/05 season.