Five Terry successors Chelsea should consider
Unfortunately, the career of Chelsea great John Terry has seemingly come an end, at least at Stamford Bridge anyhow.
The former England captain has barely featured for the Blues this season under new boss Antonio Conte, having fallen down the pecking order and behind Chelsea’s three main men at the back: Cesar Azpiliceuta, David Luiz and Gary Cahill. The returning Kurt Zouma only adds to the issue, too.
When Terry has made cameo appearances – only eight in total all season thus far – he hasn’t managed to have his usual impact, with his performances often coming under criticism – none more than in the recent win against Walsall where he was sent off for a rash challenge. He hasn’t even managed a goal, which is very unlike the man who has scored a whopping 66 times for the Blues during his career at the Bridge.
A man of Terry’s importance and, of course, ability is not an easy one to replace, however. Some would say it isn’t even possible.
Yet, could the Blues turn to one of these FIVE as the long-term successor to their beloved former boot boy?