Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp has written in The London Evening Standard that signing Chelsea defender John Terry in the summer transfer window is not a realistic possibility for him.
Terry is one of the greatest defenders of all time and is a Premier League legend, and the 36-year-old centre-back will leave Chelsea at the end of the season.
The former England international defender may be past his prime, but he still has at least one more year of professional football left in him.
Birmingham manager Redknapp has said that he would love to sign Terry, but the former Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United boss has admitted that it is not going to be possible.
“I was asked on the radio this week about Birmingham signing John Terry, but I don’t think it is a realistic possibility,” Redknapp wrote in The London Evening Standard. “I’d love him at St Andrew’s but, in truth, I could never see it happening.
"Eventually he might want to get into coaching — and I’d be happy to help him with that — but I reckon he’ll want to concentrate on playing somewhere first, probably at a higher level. Good luck to him.”
Where could John Terry go?
According to The Telegraph, West Bromwich Albion are interested in signing Terry in the summer transfer window.
The Daily Mail has credited Swansea City and Bournemouth with interest in the five-time Premier League and one-time Champions League winner.