John Terry shares what Jose Mourinho text him after he signed for Aston Villa

Manchester United's new Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho attends a photocall on the pitch at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England, on July 5, 2016.
	Jose Mourinho officially...

Aston Villa managed to bring John Terry to Villa Park during the summer transfer window.

Manchester United's new Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho attends a photocall on the pitch at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England, on July 5, 2016.
	Jose Mourinho officially...

John Terry has told Monday Night Football, which was broadcast on Sky Sports on 18th December, that Jose Mourinho was the first person to congratulate him when he joined Aston Villa.

Mourinho and Terry still have a good relationship, after working together for years at Chelsea.

And the Portuguese boss became a Villa fan from the moment when Terry signed for the claret and blues in the summer.

“Even when I joined Villa he was the first one to text me and congratulate me,” Terry revealed. “He said he’d be watching the Villa games and that he was a Villa fan.”

Aston Villa captain John Terry in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough at Villa Park on September 12, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Terry has played a key role at Villa since signing, but is currently out injured.

The centre-back was initially expected to miss months of the campaign on the treatment table, but he has worked hard to return sooner than predicted.

John Terry of Aston Villa during the pre season friendly match between Aston Villa and Watford  at Villa Park on July 29, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Terry is now thought to be close to returning to Villa in the near future, which will be a major boost for Steve Bruce’s side.

The former England international may be 36 now, but his form has been hugely impressive.

Villa are currently in fifth place in the Championship table, with their next match coming against Sheffield United.

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