Terry should be offered new contract, say Goal Singapore readers

The Chelsea captain's current deal runs out at the end of the season and should be offered an extension by the club, who were originally ready to let him leave
Chelsea have been one of the busiest Premier League clubs in the current transfer window, letting two players go permanently while bringing in one of their own.

Nemanja Matic arrived at Stamford Bridge for his second spell as Michael Essien and Kevin de Bruyne left, with youngsters Ryan Bertrand, Josh McEachran, Kenneth Omeruo and Nathaniel Chalobah all being shipped out on loan as well.

Another new arrival in the form of FC Basel attacker Mohamed Salah is imminent, while the transfer on everyone's lips is that of Juan Mata to Manchester United.

However, Blues manager Jose Mourinho will be aware that the veterans in his team - namely Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard and John Terry - have contracts that run out at the end of the current season.

While the Portuguese has previously stated that he expects the trio to pen extensions, it seems that Cole is most likely to depart unless he accepts a significant pay cut. For Lampard, he is playing an increasingly bit role and the club's host of younger midfielders may mean his time is coming to an end.

But Terry has been a mainstay of the Chelsea defence this season and Mourinho looks likely to have won him over in an attempt to persuade him to stay on, with the club initially ready to let him go earlier on in the campaign.

Slightly over half of Goal Singapore readers believe that it is a good move by the Chelsea manager, with 52.9% feeling that the 33-year-old should be offered a new deal.

With Terry having played every single minute in the league for Chelsea, who have the league's second-best defence, it seems logical for the club to want to offer their captain an extension