Jose Mourinho 'in regular contact' with Chelsea players

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John Terry has opened up about the possibility of Jose Mourinho returning to Stamford Bridge.

With a huge fortnight upcoming, including a momentous game against Spurs in the battle to finish in the top four, you might think all of Chelsea's players are 100 per cent focused on the task at hand.

Not quite so apparently, for John Terry has been busy giving an interview to Spanish newspaper Marca - And you can guess their topic of choice - Jose Mourinho.

The 'Special One' is hotly rumoured to be heading back to Stamford Bridge, with many arguing it is the worst kept secret in football.

Chelsea captain John Terry evaded the obvious question of is he/isn't he, commenting:

"All I can say is that he's a top manager who I really enjoyed working under."

His lips are sealed then, well not quite, as that wasn't really 'all' Terry could say.

The centre-back revealed:

"We send each other text messages and often wish each other good luck.

"He's interested in our results and everything that happens at the club.

"He's not only in contact with me but also with (Frank) Lampard and other players."

This has been referred to in the past, with Ashley Cole rumoured to have spoken to his former manager during Andre Villas-Boas' stint in charge last season, but Terry's comments take on a new perspective in light of rumours about Mourinho's return.

"We worked hard and we could also talk to him about personal problems. He was a friend. We were all sad when he left."

If Terry is lucky, he and his teammates may just be feeling happy in a few weeks time.

Full story - Marca

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