John Terry returns to Chelsea on a coaching consultancy role
English football club Chelsea announces that its former legend and captain John Terry returned to the club for a coaching consultancy role.
Former Chelsea captain John Terry is returning to the club where he won 17 trophies including five Premier League titles and the Champions League in a coaching consultancy role at their Academy.
"I'm delighted to announce that I'm coming home, and have taken up a consultancy role at Chelsea FC academy," the 41-year-old former defender announced on social media.
"As well as delivering on-field coaching sessions, I will be involved in coaching discussions and mentoring our academy players."
I’m delighted to announce that I’m coming home, and have taken up a consultancy role @ChelseaFC academy. As well as delivering on field coaching sessions I will be involved in coaching discussions and mentoring our academy players.💙⚽️ pic.twitter.com/dLW8gnXlxp— John Terry (@JohnTerry26) December 29, 2021
Terry, who has been out of a job since leaving his role as an assistant coach at Aston Villa in July, will focus on Chelsea's youth development program.
In a statement on its website, Chelsea said, "The Blues legend will work with our young players and coaching staff in our youth development program, sharing the vast experience gained from his 20-year playing career and recent spell as assistant coach at Aston Villa."
John Terry is returning to Cobham to begin a coaching consultancy role at the Chelsea Academy. 🔵— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) December 29, 2021
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Chelsea's head of youth development, Neil Bath, said Terry would be a 'great mentor' for the youngsters.
"It goes without saying that John's experience in the game, both as a world-class player and more recently as an assistant coach in the Premier League, will be invaluable for everyone in the building," he declared.