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Thursday 15 November 2018

Sarri open to Terry's Blues role

John Terry
John Terry

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri is open to the idea of former captain John Terry.

It appears unlikely Terry will be returning to Stamford Bridge - for now.

No discussions have been held over the possibility of Terry returning "home" and it is Sarri's understanding, from speaking to the 37-year-old earlier this month, that the defender is keen to continue playing for another season.

Terry left Stamford Bridge after 22 years' service in June 2017, for a one-year contract with Aston Villa.

The former England captain rejected a move to Spartak Moscow this week, but he is a free agent and able to join any club outside of the transfer window.

"The last time I spoke with him he told me that he wants to play for another season," said Sarri, ahead of today's Premier League clash with Cardiff, when the Blues will be targeting a fifth win from five games.

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