Betting: Bournemouth battle MLS clubs for Terry signature

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After nearly two decades at Chelsea, the 36-year-old is leaving but wants to continue playing - we take a look at his most likely destinations

John Terry's illustrious Chelsea career came to an emotive end on Sunday with his orchestrated send-off during the game with Sunderland. The legendary captain made only nine league apperances during the season for the Blues, meaning despite his vast experience he looks surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge.

The former England skipper however still wants to continue playing and there is little doubt that he could still perform at a high level. Paddy Power think Terry is most likely to stay in the Premier League and leading the market for his next club are Bournemouth.

The Cherries have already lined up another ageing former England international, with Jermain Defoe looking set to head to the south coast, and Bournemouth are priced at 9/4 (3.25) to be Terry's next club.

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While Bournemouth can offer top level football and decent wages, they cannot compete with the potential financial rewards offered by the Chinese Super League, and Terry could also be tempted by an offer to move to the Far East.

Already, we have seen a number of high profile players move to China and Paddy Power offer odds of 7/2 (3.50) for the centre-back to join any Chinese club. 

China, of course, has the money but lacks the glamour, and a move to the MLS could offer Terry both of those things. Previous England legends such as Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard have both finished their careers in the United States. 

GFX Terry next club betting

Realistically, there are only a couple of clubs in North America who could offer Terry the kind of financial incentive he would want. Nevertheless, a move to any MLS club is priced at 6/1 (7.00), the same price as a move to West Brom.

Newly promoted Brighton are offered at 7/1 (8.00) and could be an attractive option given their proximity to Terry's family base in the south-east, while an improbable reunion with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United is available at 8/1 (9.00)

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