If reports are to be believed John Terry is in the line land his first full time managerial job at Aston Villa. The Midland giants are on the lookout for a manager following the departure of Steve Bruce.
Terry recently announced his retirement from all kind of football activities. The 37 year old had been linked with a return to the Villa Park but it seems he is on the verge of replacing Bruce.
Terry ended his playing career at the Villa Park as he led the Villans to the Championship playoffs. They couldn’t get the better off a superior Fulham but Terry’s leadership skills attracted a lot of eyeballs.
Alongside Terry, Thierry Henry has also been linked with the lucrative job but the Former Arsenal forward is likely to manage Monaco as the French club is considering parting ways with current gaffer Leonardo Jardim.
Harry Redknapp also confirmed the development. “I was at a function last night and John Terry was there, and I had a feeling John was right in the frame for the Villa job. He’s certainly a runner, that’s for sure.
“John wants to get into management – he sees Frank [Lampard] doing it and sees Stevie Gerrard having a crack
“John is a confident boy. He’s just retired from playing and he’s thinking about the future, and if the opportunity comes to manage a club like Aston Villa, that would be a dream job for him.