Share

John Terry explains decision to shun Russia transfer

Former England and Chelsea defender John Terry has turned down a move to Spartak Moscow after deciding it was not right for his family.

The 37-year-old is understood to have a medical in Rome ahead of a proposed deal with the Russian club, chronicling it on his Instagram story, but has since had a change of heart.

Terry has been without a club since leaving Aston Villa at the end of last season.

Again taking to Instagram, Terry said: “After considerable thought, I have decided to decline a contract offer from Spartak Moscow.

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank Spartak and wish them and their supporters well for the rest of the season.

“They are an ambitious club and I have been very impressed with their professionalism.

“But after assessing this move with my family, we’ve decided this is not the right move for ourselves at this time.

“Good Luck Spartak.”

Former England and Chelsea defender John Terry has turned down a move to Spartak Moscow after deciding it was not right for his family.

The 37-year-old is understood to have a medical in Rome ahead of a proposed deal with the Russian club, chronicling it on his Instagram story, but has since had a change of heart.

Terry has been without a club since leaving Aston Villa at the end of last season.

Again taking to Instagram, Terry said: “After considerable thought, I have decided to decline a contract offer from Spartak Moscow.

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank Spartak and wish them and their supporters well for the rest of the season.

“They are an ambitious club and I have been very impressed with their professionalism.

“But after assessing this move with my family, we’ve decided this is not the right move for ourselves at this time.

“Good Luck Spartak.”

Leave a Comment