Maurizio Sarri confirms he wants John Terry as coach

Maurizio Sarri confirms he wants John Terry as coach

Maurizio Sarri has said he would welcome John Terry back to Chelsea in a coaching capacity when the 37-year-old finally decides to finish his career, adding that he would provide a "point of reference" for everyone at the club.

Chelsea are flying high with four Premier League wins in a row, and Sarri is keen to have Terry return and mentor the younger players in the squad.

Terry left Aston Villa at the end of last season before beginning negotiations with Spartak, but he says he is fully fit and feeling good after a break with his family.

Speaking at a news conference on Friday afternoon, head coach Sarri said Terry previously told him he would like to continue playing for another season.

"The last time I spoke with him he told me he wants to play for another season", Sarri said of Terry.

"Of course (I am open to the idea)". For sure, he would be a point of reference for me. But I don't know - he told me another thing, that he wants to play. Here is John Terry's home, he would be very important for everyone here.

'I am very open with him because he is the history of the club.

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Cesc Fàbregas has recovered from a knee injury but may spend the weekend training before of a potential return at PAOK Salonika in the Europa League next week. I think that, in a few days or a week, he'll be ready to play.

Sarri earned widespread praise for the work he carried out at Napoli last season, where they finished second in the Serie A table, playing a handsome brand of football. It's very hard to close a gap of 30 points at the beginning of the season. But if he wants to help us I am very, very happy. To close that gap in only one season is very hard.

Chelsea's ideal start to the season has led to suggestions they can challenge for the title after placing fifth last term, well adrift of champions Manchester City.

"We need another step to be at the same level".

"The coaching staff, I think", he said. "I want to give space to the younger players".

"My feeling is that now we are not a very solid team in the defensive phase".

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