Chelsea boss will not risk star defender ahead of PSG showdown

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has revealed that he may overlook John Terry for their upcoming Premier League clash against Norwich City, Express reports.

The 35-year-old has been sidelined with a hamstring injury and has not featured in his team’s last three matches, but could be rested a little longer.

Terry is expected to sit out of the midweek game against the Cannaries, but is in contention to feature against Stoke City at the weekend and will surely be needed for the vital Champions League second-leg clash with Paris Saint-Germain.

Hiddink admitted that the centre-back is recovering very well, but may go against the advice of his medical staff in bids to keep him fit.

“He was working this week but he said he was ok but not ready to play,” he said.

“If the medical staff say he is ready for tomorrow and John says so I’ll still be careful, because I have experience with these kind of injuries.

“The demands of a game are different. I prefer to wait in relation to the games coming up.”

The Blues will now have to turn around a 2-1 deficit from the Champions League first-leg clash at the Parc des Princes when they face PSG at Stamford Bridge next Wednesday.

Terry has been a prominent figure for his side so far this term, already featuring 29 times in all competitions, scoring one goal while providing another assist.