Mon 25 September 2023 | 19:42

John Terry Follows Steven Gerrard's Saudi Adventure

Former Chelsea Captain Takes on Sporting Director Role at Al-Shabab in Saudi Pro League

Following in the footsteps of fellow English football legend Steven Gerrard, John Terry is poised to embark on a new chapter in his career by venturing to Saudi Arabia. Reports from Sports Zone indicate that Terry is set to assume the role of sporting director for the Saudi Pro League outfit, Al-Shabab.

This significant move comes as Terry, aged 42, seeks to emulate Gerrard's path to football management success. Despite his extensive experience, including stints as an assistant manager at Aston Villa and Leeds United, Terry has chosen not to take on a managerial position at Al-Shabab. Instead, he has opted for a short-term role as the club's sporting director.

Currently engaged in his role within the Chelsea academy, Terry's decision to join Al-Shabab marks a notable development in the career of the former Chelsea captain. As the football world keeps a close eye on this transition, it underscores the increasing allure of the Saudi Pro League for renowned figures in the sport, as they seek fresh challenges and opportunities on the global football stage.

source: SportMob

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