UK time is: 13:01:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Chelsea Confirm Terry Approach

Google language translator




Chelsea FC has today confirmed that Manchester City approached the club over the possible sale of John Terry. However City's approach was simply knocked back as Chelsea believe that their captain is the "heart" of their club.

Chelsea Executive told their official website:

"We made it very clear that John was not for sale,"

"We did not entertain any further conversation on the subject and nor will we in the future.

"John is our captain and the captain of England. He is part of the heart and soul of Chelsea."

John Terry was also informed of the approach and he moved quickly to commit himself to the Chelsea Cause:

"Chelsea told me what had happened with the enquiry as a courtesy,".

"I was very happy with their reaction as mine would have been the same. I have always said that I want to end my career at the club which I love and we all see no reason why that cannot happen.

"Given recent events I am more determined than ever to make Chelsea successful again."

I think that this approach was just another move by the owner's to show that they mean business even though that they knew the move would not materialise. I'm getting bored of this now though. I mean the Kaka deal was bad enough but to literally approach every big name will just give more ammunition for haters to this club.



The journalist

Writer: amcollinz Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 15 2009

Time: 3:42PM

Your Comments

LOL never going to happen.He already made it clear.I think only money will lure super stars at the moment and I don't see Jose coming to City very soon.Plus some one suggested in your Forum if Scolari joins there is a chance.LOL look like every one forgets Terry is an England player not a Brazilian player.
Saimon_blues
Your club is in danger of becoming a laughing stock. You are also doing big damage to your potential to sign anyone as players won't sign because of the stigma. It isn't helped by certain mwmbers of your numpty elements getting Kaka tatoos etc
whitewall
Kaka and Ronaldinho are much more likely to join City than Terry. Personally I would much rather have Terry at Eastlands than any big European/International name... But I can see no reason why he would want to up-root from London. Respect for John ... I hope Dunney comes back strong as he is probably the closest we can get for now.
Sindbad
Lol whitewall- better than selling Robinho shirts!
eighthsin
Terry lose of form and injuries are a concern. With that said he would be better than anything we have at eastlands. He wont come because hes a londoner through and through and city are relegation candidates, not fighting for throphies, no mourinho and are sill a "work in progress". As for whitewall - nothing wrong with having aspirations of winning throphies and signing the worlds best players. Remember we can outbid any team. To other clubs, being linked with the worlds best, despite having a poor season may seem laughable.... just wait till city get it right. We will see who is laughing then.
enzo city
It would be one of the better signings ... but can't see it happening.
Doody
It's not going to happen, he's Mr Chelsea!
kennyclementstache
What a load of tosh.
JT_daniel
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Ped INTO Europe Report CSKA 2-2 City (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Pellegrini Denies We Are Now Outsiders (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Team News: CSKA Moscow v City (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Pellegrini Praises Our Mozart (Sunday October 19 2014)

The Ped Report....City 4-1 Spurs (Sunday October 19 2014)

Team News: City v Tottenham Hotspur (Friday October 17 2014)

Looking For A Certain Goal Ratio (Thursday October 16 2014)

More Milner Murmurings (Thursday October 16 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Johnny Baguette 201
2. Skoorb 129
3. fifthcolumnblue 97
4. Bluedub 70
5. kennyclementstache 59
6. PhillyBlueMoon 50
7. CITYBOY1000 47
8. rojo2010 45
9. citizhun 40
10. johnkelv 40

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 4 - 1 Spurs
Aston Villa 0 - 2 Man City
Hull City 2 - 4 Man City
Man City 1 - 1 Chelsea
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 8 7 1 0 +15 22
2. Man City 8 5 2 1 +10 17
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 +14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 +4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 +1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 +3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 +2 11

Breaking League News

The Villa Times - 24/10/2014
» Aston Villa : 24/10/2014 11:55:00
Lawro In Villa Win Shocker - Mystic In Depression
» Aston Villa : 24/10/2014 11:28:00
Sunderland v Arsenal Match Preview
» Arsenal : 24/10/2014 11:15:00
Which Kick Off Time Is Hated The Most?
» Aston Villa : 24/10/2014 10:54:00
Dull and uninspiring
» Everton : 24/10/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Kun Goal Against Spurs?
Suggested By:  Shaun Gloater
Agüero 13′ 40%
Agüero 20′(pen) 0%
Agüero 68′ (pen) 10%
Agüero 75′ 50%