Harry Redknapp has confirmed Birmingham have made an offer to sign John Terry. Blues manager Harry Redknapp confirmed that an approach has been made on talkSPORT.
Harry Redknapp has confirmed Birmingham have made an offer to sign John Terry.
The 36-year-old defender will be a free agent from July 1, when his contract ends at Chelsea, but after 22 years at his boyhood club the former England captain is not ready to bring the curtain down on his career yet.
'He could play for anybody still,' Redknapp said on talkSPORT on Thursday. 'I have always said I'd love to have him. You could build a team around him.
Harry Redknapp says that John Terry has 'a good offer' to join Birmingham
Defender Terry, 36, is a free agent following his Chelsea departure after 22 years
'He played for me the other week in Michael Carrick's testimonial. I had John at the back with Jamie Carragher and I would have them two together all day long. They were fantastic.
'I had a chat with him and said to him come in - he's doing his coaching badges - have a year or two and who knows what he wants to do in the future?
'We've made him a good offer, we've done the best we can and now it is up to John but we would love to have him at Birmingham.'
Blues boss Redknapp sealed his first signing of the summer on Tuesday when goalkeeper David Stockdale rejected a new contract at Premier League Brighton in favour of a switch to St Andrews.
Redknapp faces competition from fierce rivals Aston Villa and Steve Bruce (left)
Terry has also been linked with Bournemouth and a big money move to China
But Redknapp could face competition from fierce Midlands and Championship rivals Aston Villa for Terry's signature.
Sportsmail reported on Monday that Steve Bruce wants Terry at Villa Park to bolster the experience he has in his ranks as he plots a promotion bid.
Terry has also been linked with Bournemouth as well as a big money move to China.Read more at dailymail.co.uk