John Terry is in advanced talks with Saudi Arabian side Al Shabab, talkSPORT understands.
Terry is eager to observe previous England teammate Steven Gerrard to the Saudi Pro League.
The Chelsea legend is thought to be a selection of opportunity candidates for the placement.
Terry is presently functioning as a marketing consultant for Chelsea’s academy but now appears to be like established to join the inflow of stars heading to the Gulf Point out.
Al Shabab are not one particular of the major clubs in the league and at the moment sit 2nd-bottom of the Saudi prime flight with just two factors from their opening 5 matches this time.
They have a selection of recognised players in their ranks together with ex-Wolves defender Romain Saiss, Argentina midfielder At any time Banega and former Atletico Madrid star Yannick Carrasco.
Terry’s initially match in charge of the club could be for their league clash in opposition to Al Feiha on September 15.
The 42-12 months-aged provides a historical past of achievement with him acquiring won five Leading League titles, a Champions League and five FA Cups – producing him Chelsea’s most adorned player ever.
Considering the fact that retiring from enjoying in 2018, Terry has held assistant supervisor roles at Aston Villa and Leicester, the two underneath the steering of Dean Smith.
A move to Al Shabab will see Terry appear up versus Liverpool legend Gerrard, who turned supervisor of Al Ettifaq in the summer season. In the meantime, Reds icon Robbie Fowler is in charge of Saudi First Division League club Al Qadsiah.