The former Chelsea and England defender could start his coaching career in the Saudi Pro League, when The Sun reported that he had reached a verbal agreement with Al Shabab. Negotiations are said to have begun about a month ago and will end with him signing a contract for at least two years.
Terry, who is currently working as a consultant at Chelsea’s academy, will face former England team-mate Steven Gerrard, who is in charge of Al-Ettifaq. Former Liverpool hero Robbie Fowler is also working in Saudi Arabia as coach Al-Qadsiah. Former Premier League stars Cristiano Ronaldo, N’Golo Kante, Edouard Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly, Ruben Neves and Roberto Firmino are also playing in the Middle Eastern country.
If all goes well, Terry could be in charge of Al-Shabab by the time they play their next match – against Al-Feiha on September 15. The team has just two points from its first five matches in the competition. Saudi Pro League this season.
Al Hilal of Ruben Neves and Kalidou Koulibaly is the team leading the rankings.
Thanh Vu | 20:32 September 7, 2023