John Terry will be fit to face Atletico – report

John Terry

The Chelsea skipper was expected to be sidelined for some time but The Daily Star state that the defender will make a swift return to action.

Chelsea skipper John Terry played an important role in the side’s 0-0 stalemate against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals first leg before being substituted in the second half with an injury.

The former England international won the physical battle against Diego Costa and alongside Gary Cahill limited the Spaniards to fleeting shots at the Blues’ goal.

Terry was expected to be out of the reckoning for some time after going over on his ankle – but Jose Mourinho’s men could well be set to receive a boost ahead of the second leg against Atletico at Stamford Bridge.

The Daily Star have stated that Terry’s injury is not as bad as initially anticipated and that the captain had a real chance of featuring next week.

Terry’s inclusion would be a real boost for the London side in the return, as Chelsea look to face Real Madrid or Bayern Munich in the final.

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