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Chelsea fans with a banner for John Terry

Imminent Leeds United signing Marcus Antonsson is not a fan of the Chelsea stalwart.

Chelsea's John Terry acknowledges fans after the gameChelsea's John Terry acknowledges fans 

Chelsea stalwart John Terry is a divisive figure - even if from a footballing point of view his defensive talent garners widespread respect.

One of the many individuals who are not fans of Terry as a person is imminent Leeds United signing Marcus Antonsson.

Antonsson's switch to Leeds is almost complete, the Yorkshire Evening Post reported last week, with an announcement due. 

The Swede expressed his dislike of Terry with a simple tweet back in 2012, stating: "John Terry is the football world's largest pig."

 

The message was sent just after Terry received a red card against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final, which caused him to miss the final which Chelsea won without him.

Chelsea's John Terry remonstrates after he is shown a red card for clashing with Barcelona's Alexis SanchezChelsea's John Terry remonstrates after he is shown a red card for clashing with Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez

Chelsea's John Terry (R) and Raul Meireles after winning the 2012 UEFA Champions LeagueChelsea's John Terry (R) and Raul Meireles after winning the 2012 UEFA Champions League

Antonsson's tweet is fairly amusing and there may even be Leeds fans who would agree with his sentiments.

Fortunately for the striker he will not have to come up against the former England captain this season - unless there is a cup draw between Leeds and Chelsea.

Yet he will certainly be hoping for the chance to play Premier League football next year by helping Leeds to promotion, by which time Terry could well have been moved on by the Blues, having almost done so this summer.

Perhaps in the mean time he will meet a Championship centre-half he dislikes even more than the Chelsea skipper.

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