PSG plotting 8m bid for Terry as Chelsea eye shock swoop for Arsenal winger Walcott
22:19 GMT, 1 July 2012
Paris Saint-Germain are lining up an 8million bid for Chelsea captain John Terry.
Despite the controversy over his selection, Terry impressed during his four appearances for Roy Hodgson's side this summer.
And PSG, managed by former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti, are chasing the 31-year-old after a 45m move for AC Milan's Thiago Silva fell through.
France bound John Terry could be on his way to Paris Saint-Germain
The club is bankrolled by the Qatari
government and are not short of money with Napoli's Argentine striker Ezequiel
Lavezzi expected to join for around 21m.
PSG would have no problem matching Terry's 160,000-a-week deal he enjoys in London.
Last hurrah: Terry with the Champions League trophy in May
Sporting director Leonardo said: ‘Terry is close to Carlo Ancelotti, but that is all.’
Meanwhile, Chelsea are lining up a shock swoop for Arsenal's Theo Walcott as the England winger stalls on signing a new deal.
Contract talks: Theo Walcott has emerged as a target for Chelsea
The 23-year-old, who played a bit part role at Euro 2012, has just a year left on his contract.
That has alerted Premier League
rivals Chelsea who have joined the race for his signature along with PSG.