Jose Mourinho hugs John Terry after Chelsea win

Published 1 Comments

Football News

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho gave captain John Terry an extended hug after watching his side secure a 2-0 victory over London rivals Arsenal in the Premier League today. 

The Blues chief left his skipper out of the side to take on the Gunners, instead placing him on the bench for the showdown. 

And his high-profile decision appeared to pay off as the Blues managed to keep a clean sheet while French centre-back Kurt Zouma opened the scoring in front of the Stamford Bridge faithful. 


Apply to become a GMS writer by signing up and submitting a 250 word test article:

The 34-year-old, who secured himself a place in the Premier League Team of the Year last term, has endured a tricky start to the campaign in west London, but he will be determined to prove his credentials sooner rather than later.

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard recently claimed there is friction between Mourinho and Terry, but, despite Mourinho's decision to keep his captain on the bench, all seems well between the pair.

More to give

It would be foolish to write Terry off at this stage. He may well be approaching his 35th birthday, but he was arguably the best defender in England's elite division last season. 

Chelsea will only improve throughout the course of the campaign and Terry will no doubt continue to inspire the side in their pursuit of retaining their Premier League crown. Mourinho's skipper will be working hard to prove his early season critics wrong. 

Should John Terry still play a key role for Chelsea? Have your say below! 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
John Terry

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again