Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri has said he would welcome the club's legend, John Terry back at the Stamford Bridge in a coaching capacity when the 37-year-old finally decides to end his football career.
John Terry spent last season playing for Steve Bruce at Aston Villa, and, amid rumours that the Birmingham club would happily welcome the former England captain back into the fold, Terry must now decide whether he is ready to call time on his playing career for the goal of rejoining Chelsea.
"We play against a very physical team, if we want to gain points we need a very good performance tomorrow".
"For sure he will be a point of reference for me, for everybody here [if he returned]".
"It's up to him".
"Having played with him, and trained with him, I can say he's a massive influence in the dressing room".
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The Italian has made a ideal start to life at Stamford Bridge, winning all four of his games so far.
However, asked if he would welcome him returning to the club where Terry remains a massive favourite among fans, the Italian replied: "Yes, of course".
"I think tomorrow will be a very hard game". I think [it is too soon], but I hope not! Only because after the first season the players understood the difficulty of this kind of match. I am very open with him because he is the history of the club. "But I don't know now the situation".
"We need to improve".
"My feeling is that now we are not a very solid team in the defensive phase".
Speaking to Chelsea's official app, The 5th Stand, Terry said: "Still undecided what I'm doing next".
At the moment Fabregas is able to be on the bench. "Then I'd like to start again".