'We need to get back to winning the title' says Chelsea captain

John Terry With Medal

John Terry says that after four years without a title, Chelsea must win the Premier League again.

The last time Chelsea were celebrating Premier League glory was in the 2009/2010 season when Carlo Ancelloti was manager and the likes of Michael Ballack and Yuri Zhirkov were in the squad.

In the four years since then Chelsea haven't been trophyless, winning both European competitions and the FA Cup, but they haven't been able to add to their haul of three Premier League titles.

Fortunately for the club and its supporters, it is something that the players are desperate to rectify according to John Terry.

The 33-year-old told the London Evening Standard: "For me the hunger is there from not winning the League.

"We need to get back to winning the title. It has been four years since we last did it but I believe we have the squad to do it. We are so driven."

When asked how it feels to see other clubs winning the most prized trophy in English football, the ex-England international said 'it's heartbreaking', especially when you go so close like they and Liverpool did last season.

"No player should stand there when seeing another team succeed and not feel hurt. We came so close in the League last season, Liverpool probably feel the same.

"When you play all those games and just lose out at the end, it’s disappointing, it’s heartbreaking. This is what you work all season for, it’s what you live for.

"I want to win trophies, last year we didn’t. We’re not more determined because we always are but with the signings the owner made, we will go for it again."

Chelsea are many people's favourites for the title this season, which isn't much of a surprise when you see the calibre of players they signed during the transfer window.

Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, Filipe Luis and Loic Remy all came in, making Jose Mourinho's side as strong as they have ever been. They have already shown their muscle too this season by taking maximum points from their opening three games and sitting atop of the league table.

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