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The future of Chelsea defender John Terry was under a lot of speculation at the end of last season. He was looking towards the exit door after the Blues refused to offer him a contract extension.

It wasn’t until Antonio Conte came in as boss that he was offered another year to stay with the club, which Terry welcomed with open arms.

During his first press conference, Conte told reporters of his excitement to have Terry in the team because he knows so much about the club. He also insisted that the former England international will remain as the club captain.

“Yes, John Terry is the captain of Chelsea… when he plays, when he doesn’t play. John Terry signed a contract as a player. He is a captain of this team, a great player with a great personality. 

“I like to speak with him because he knows the club, the right spirit to play in this club and for me, he’s an important player for me, for the club, for the fans. He signed in May but the decision was taken together, with the club. 

“Of course I am very pleased John Tery has signed a new contract with Chelsea. I have spoken with him at different times. It is important for that John, when he signed, was very, very happy.”

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New Chelsea boss Antonio Conte started his new adventure at the Blues today.

The Italian coach landed to London last night after a short vacation following his experience with Italy at EURO 2016.

Here are some photos of his first training session with the Chelsea lads: pictures that show his well-known passion and determination.

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Antonio Conte has started his experience at Chelsea this morning after reaching the Euro 2016 quarter-final with Italy in France.

John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic, Nemanja Matic, Oscar and Diego Costa had not been selected by their national teams this summer and then they returned at Cobham, where they ran sprints as part of a battery of physical fitness tests, then took part in a training session with the ball.

The squad underwent a medical before the first training session and Blues’ captain John Terry wanted to share his feelings with this posts on his Facebook and Instagram pages:


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Chelsea skipper John Terry has backed Jose Mourinho to succeed at Manchester United and claims he is the best manager that he has ever worked with.

Terry, speaking at the Horan and Rose charity dinner, talked about the delight Manchester United fans must be feeling and wanted to wish him luck in the future.

“It’s fantastic news for Manchester United.

“I’m sure that United’s fans and players will be delighted with that because, as I’ve said many times before, he’s the best manager I’ve worked under.

“It was unfortunate the way it ended at Chelsea this year but I wish him well because he’s also a great man. He’ll be great for Manchester United, I’m sure.

“The weather is slightly different maybe… but it’s a fantastic place to be and I’m sure he’ll settle in well with the likes of Ryan Giggs – hopefully he’ll stay and support him as well.”

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Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic spoke about John Terry after the captain signed a new deal to stay at Stamford Bridge one more year.

Begovic believes the one-year contract offered to Terry is a good move by the club and told Sky Sports News HQ: “It’s very important. John’s a legend and always will be, and is a great person to have around.”

“He has presence, and we will look forward to having him around the dressing room next season.”

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Chelsea and England centre-back Gary Cahill has expressed his happiness after defensive partner John Terry agreed to stay with Chelsea for another season.

John Terry‘s future at Stamford Bridge was under huge doubt until the very last minute when the club offered him a 1-year extension, which he accepted.

Cahill said that he and the Chelsea squad are very happy that Terry is staying.

“All the lads are very happy, I am sure the fans are very happy, so it is a great end to the season in that respect.

“But, for us, I just echo what everyone is thinking: A great boost for the club.

“Although it kind of dragged on for a while, it has been sorted now and we look forward to him being part of this squad like he has been for many, many years. It is fantastic news.”

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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas spoke about John Terry after his captain accepted new one-year contract.

The Spaniard told Goal.com: “He has had a fantastic career for Chelsea. It is not easy nowadays to start your career somewhere and finish it at the same club.” 

“Very, very few players can say that, especially nowadays when everything is so tough and everyone demands so much from you,”

“he has dealt with it very, very well and won a lot of trophies so it is very good from him.”

 

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Speaking about John Terry’s contract extension with Blues, Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck told Chelseafc.com: 

“We are delighted John will spend another year at the club.”

“He has been the leader of the Chelsea squad throughout the most successful period in our history.”

“He recently reached the 700-appearance mark, which is testament to his professionalism and dedication as well as his undoubted talent.”

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