John Terry's still holding out hope of staying at Chelsea

Captain looks likely to depart this summer

John Terry, Chelsea

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John Terry says he wants to stay at Chelsea.

The 35-year-old Blues captain is out of contract at the end of the season and it appears as thought incoming manager Antonio Conte isn't willing to offer the veteran defender a new deal.

But Terry says that he feels as though he's got several years left on the pitch.

"I still want to play for a couple more years, so hopefully that's at Chelsea. I'm a Chelsea player and Chelsea's been my club since the age of 14. I love Chelsea," he said.

In January, Terry had announced that the club had not offered him a new contract, and that he was likely to leave the Premier League as a result.

"Ideally I would have loved to stay, but the club's moving in a different direction," he had said at the time.