John Terry raves about Aston Villa fans

John Terry of Aston Villa in action during training session at the club's training ground at Recon Training Complex on May 23, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

John Terry spent the 2017-18 season at Aston Villa.

John Terry of Aston Villa

Chelsea legend John Terry has spoken highly of the Aston Villa fans to The Daily Mail.

Terry spent the 2017-18 campaign at Villa after joining the Villans on a free transfer following his departure from Chelsea at the end of the 2016-17 season.

The former England international central defender has spoken highly of the Villa fans, and has outlined the rivalry between the Villans and Birmingham City.

Terry told The Daily Mail: “The fans were brilliant. They came to the training ground every day in the build-up to the game against Birmingham.

“Their message, ‘We would rather be relegated than lose to these!’ I've never felt so much pressure in a game but we won 2-0 and Villa Park was buzzing.

“We were filling the stadium. Someone threw a stat at me, ‘John, this is the biggest home crowd you have ever played in front of’. It was.”

John Terry of Aston Villa shows appreciation to the fans following the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final between Aston Villa and  Fulham at Wembley Stadium on May 26, 2018 in London,...

Spartak Moscow move

Terry was one of the best central defenders in the Championship last season and was a key player for Villa.

It is no surprise that Villa manager Steve Bruce wants to bring Terry back to Villa Park for the 2018-19 campaign, as reported by The Sun.

However, it seems that the 37-year-old is joining Spartak Moscow in the Russian Premier League.

According to Sky Sports, the central defender is to move to Spartak on a one-year contract and has already undergone a medical with the Russian club.

Villa are aiming to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.

John Terry of Aston Villa challenges Tom Cairney of Fulham during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final between Aston Villa and  Fulham at Wembley Stadium on May 26, 2018 in London,...

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