Manchester City are plotting a move for Chelsea captain John Terry, [football] direct news understands. The title-chasing Blues have struggled to find an effective partner for skipper Vincent Kompany at the heart of their defence and a source close to the Etihad Stadium told FDN a free transfer raid is on the agenda. His contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of the season and an extension is yet to be thrashed out, with barely 10 weeks remaining. City are prepared to hand the former England man a two-year deal to join them in June, and are willing to match the lucrative salary he picks up in west London. After falling out of favour under previous boss Rafael Benitez, the 33-year-old has rediscovered his best form under manager Jose Mourinho but is yet to receive encouragement that a new contract is imminent. St Etienne defender Kurt Zouma will also be joining Chelsea this summer, adding competition for places at the back. Watch the second leg of UEFA Champions League quarter-final: Borussia Dortmund face Real MadridRead more Chelsea transfer news.