Yesterday afternoon, it was revealed the long-serving club captain would finally leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.
The 36-year-old’s contract at Chelsea expires in the summer, and Terry will now be eyeing his next club.
His intention is to continue playing, but one day after the Blues’ 2-0 defeat at Manchester United, the decision was made to expose all on the skipper’s intentions.
John Terry is yet to announce where he will playing his football after Chelsea next season
Antonio Conte decided against extending Terry’s time in west London again, having lacked game time this term.
A Premier League title can still be secured as the veterab bid’s farewell to his beloved team.
However, United legend Neville felt the whole situation was somewhat bizarre.
And the player-turned-pundit even suggested announcing Terry’s exit now helps nobody at Chelsea.
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It may be a distraction for the dressing room, the club and the fans
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"The news of Terry leaving is incredibly strange timing, I don't get it at all," Neville told Sky’s Monday Night Football.
"I'm not really sure who it suits, maybe John Terry a little bit, but I'm not even sure about that.
"It may be a distraction for the dressing room, the club and the fans will be sad today especially after the big game they lost yesterday.
The timing over John Terry was a surprise coming a day after Antonio Conte's Chelsea lost at Man Utd
“Maybe he's signed a pre-agreement with somebody and they couldn't keep it quiet any longer.”
Terry may not play another game for Chelsea, with Conte pursuing league and FA Cup glory.
Ahead of the summer, Express Sport understands West Brom, Bournemouth and clubs in the Chinese Super League are among those now chasing his services.