Questions remain over Terry’s future at Stamford Bridge, but should he depart Chelsea when he becomes a free agent next summer, there is no shortage of lucrative deals available in the Far East for the England global.
A large section of Chelsea supporters gathered around the cocktail bar in the Transfer Tavern this afternoon, mulling over an article in the Daily Mirror, which featured intriguing news surrounding their skipper.
The central defender has struggled to find any form since the start of the season and now currently finds himself out of Jose Mourinho’s starting line-up, with Gary Cahill and youngster Kurt Zouma preferred at the back.
Transfer-gossip website TuttoMercatoWeb have claimed that Chelsea are competing with Arsenal to sign the midfielder. However, United are only willing to do so on the basis that Valdes does not join a Premier League rival, with Chelsea on the lookout for a goalkeeper to cover Asmir Begovic in Thibaut Courtois’ absence.
Meanwhile Metro is claiming Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will create a scramble amongst Premier League clubs after he admitted a desire to play in England before he calls time on his career.
Terry, who turns 35 in December, is out of contract in the summer and has lost his place as an automatic starter in Jose Mourinho’s side this season.
Carvalho is a defensive-midfield player and picked up the Player of the Tournament award at this year’s European Under-21 Championship.