The former England and Chelsea captain, John Terry has expressed delight as he finally leaves Chelsea after many years of kick and follow with the blues.
Terry arrive at Aston Villa having helped Chelsea secure the Premier League title in 2016/17 and leaving Stamford Bridge at the expiration of his contract.
Aston Villa, on the other hand, was delighted to announce the signing of the former Chelsea ringleader on a one-year deal.
Terry enjoyed a stellar career with the Blues, winning four Premier League titles, five FA Cups, three League Cups as well as the Champions League and Europa League.
After making his debut in 1998, the 36-year-old went on to record 713 appearances for Chelsea and skippered the London side on 578 occasions.
PFA Player of the Year award winner in 2005, Terry also won 78 caps for England and represented his country at the World Cup and at the European Championships.
Speaking about his new home, however, he said: “It’s a club I have admired from afar for many years.
“There are fantastic facilities at Bodymoor Heath.
“Villa Park is one of the finest stadiums in the country and there’s a good group of players here, with an experienced and successful manager in Steve Bruce.
“I can’t wait to get started now and look to help the squad achieve something special this season.”
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