Odds slashed: Bookies cut Swansea City into 3/1 to sign Chelsea star John Terry

Chelsea's John Terry

The Chelsea defender would be the ideal signing for Swansea City this summer.

Chelsea's John TerryChelsea's John Terry

Popular bookmakers SkyBET have slashed the odds on the Swans winning the race to sign Chelsea star John Terry this summer, installing them as the new second favourites in the market.

The Welsh outfit were priced as high as 25/1 just last week, but their need for another centre-half, along with Paul Clement's history of working with the 36-year-old during his time spent on the coaching staff at Stamford Bridge has convinced the bookies to cut them into 3/1.

The 78-capped England international will leave the Blues as a free agent in the summer, after spending 19 years with the West London outfit, and despite his advancing years, he still has so much to offer at the very highest level.

SkyBET still list Bournemouth as favourites in the race to sign Terry at 9/4, just ahead of Swansea at 3/1, with West Bromwich Albion next in the betting at 5/1.

Chelsea's John TerryChelsea's John Terry

The Chelsea man would be the ideal addition to Paul Clement's squad, and would bring a certain level of experience and a winning mentality that they are currently bereft of.

After avoiding relegation this season, they will be looking to make further progress next term, and make a climb towards mid-table.

And if they manage to sign Terry, they would be taking a massive step towards doing just that.

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