JOHN TERRY admits he has studied iconic Juventus defenders Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci.
But the Chelsea legend believes that even if they won’t be able to rival European champions Thomas Tuchel in Champions League clash tonight.
The Blues host Juventus at Stamford Bridge to make up for the defeat in Turin earlier in the season.
Victory will take Chelsea to the top of the table.
But Mason Mount and Co face a tough task in getting past Juve’s solid backline.
Chiellini and Bonucci have become one of football’s best partners, with the Italian duo sharing the stage for club and country over the past decade.
Terry admits he’s been watching both players a lot lately as he study to become a manager, calling both the game’s ‘legends’.
But the former Blues captain still believes Chelsea’s firepower will be too much for Juventus, especially with Chiellini now sidelined through injury.
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Terry told Gazzetta dello Sport: “Predict Chelsea – Juve? 2-0 for Chelsea.
“Chelsea will win because since the defeat in Turin, the Blues have never had any difficulty.
“For me, this time they were far superior.
“Bonucci and Chiellini are the best of their generation, two top players.
“They are already legends. I studied them myself, because I have always studied the Italians”.
Terry has also drawn inspiration from another Italian at Chelsea, former manager Antonio Conte.
The Premier League champions are currently at Spurs and remain close to JT.
But instead of offering coaching advice, Conte playfully warned Terry that cut BISCUITS after the England player posted a photo of his tactical notes alongside some sweet treats.
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/premier-league/4129590/chelsea-juventus-chiellini-bonucci-terry/ John Terry has researched Juventus ‘legends’ like Chiellini and Bonucci but predicts they won’t disqualify Chelsea