Terry turns down Spartak Moscow move

John Terry thanked Spartak Moscow for its interest, but decided that it was "not the right time" to move to the Russian Premier League.

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Former Chelsea and England captain John Terry has declined a contract offer from Russian Premier League club Spartak Moscow.

Terry has been without a club since leaving Aston Villa at the end of last season, but he entered talks with Spartak over the past week. The 37-year-old flew to Rome for a medical on Friday and was offered a contract worth a reported £3million a year.

However, Terry posted a statement on his Instagram page to confirm he had decided against a move to the Russian capital after discussions with his family.


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