Crystal Palace have been linked with a move for Chelsea defender John Terry but Eagles boss Sam Allardyce has ruled that out as he thinks that he has enough quality central defenders at the club.

Terry reportedly wants to stay in his family home in the Surrey area and as such, a move to Palace would have made sense for him but it looks like he’ll have to find himself somewhere else to play next year.

The Chelsea captain has already announced that he’ll be leaving his boyhood club at the end of the season and that he wants to continue playing, but it looks like that won’t be at Selhurst Park.

Allardyce was asked about the possibility of signing the former England skipper, and as reported in the Daily Mail, he seemingly ruled out a move for him:

I’ve got Scott Dann, James Tomkins, Mamadou Sakho, Damien Delaney and Martin Kelly, so actually in central defence we’re looking pretty secure. I’m not sure if that’s going to be a position we’ll look at if and when we’re safe andd hopefully we are safe by the end of the season, but that position looks pretty healthy from the number of the players we have. I’m not so sure that John, yes, fantastic player that he is, yes, he’d do us a great job, but with those amount of centre-halves at the club, I can’t see that happening.

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