The Blues captain believes the return of the Special One has galvanised the squad, and insists they are fitter than ever and ready to mount a title challenge once again
The second coming of the Special One this summer was greeted with delight at Stamford Bridge, bringing an end to the poisonous atmosphere which had surrounded Rafa Benitez's short reign.
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“We are looking fit and very much together – and Jose brings that,” Terry said, speaking after his appearance for Stiliyan Petrov’s XI against a Celtic XI in a fund-raiser for leukaemia research.
“It is us against everyone else and I think that is what made us when he was here before and we are very much in the same mould again.
“His man-management is excellent and he makes people want to play for him. He has it spot on.
“If there was a managerial manual he would tick every box. We are delighted to have him back.
“He has come home and all the players feel the same.
“Hopefully what we know about Jose and what Jose knows about the Premier League will make the difference in the title race.”
*Terry was speaking at Stiliyan Petrov’s charity game for leukaemia research. For more information visit: www.cureleukaemia.co.uk