Stamford Bridge medical staff fear John Terry could be out until March, prompting Carlo Ancelotti to move for Bolton’s Gary Cahill.
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The John Terry fitness debate looks certain to dominate Chelsea’s winter.
Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday that he was more optimistic Terry would soon recover from his painful back injury and return to action.
But medical experts fear Terry could be sidelined until March.
That would be a massive blow to the Blues and probably spark a January move for a new central defender such as Bolton’s £15million-rated Gary Cahill.
The fear is that Terry’s long-term problem can only be cured by rest. (Mirror)
If reports are true and John Terry faces a number of months on the sidelines, Gary Gahill would be the perfect solution. He has consistently proved his worth in the Premier League, and would be eligible to play in the Champions League with Chelsea.
At £15million, he may be a little over-priced, but Chelsea will need to bring in such a player in order to solve their defensive issues, which have seen them lose two games on the bounce in the Premier League.
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