Chelsea - Outgoing Chelsea captain John Terry has stressed the importance of improving the playing staff during the transfer window.
The Blues strolled to the Premier League title this season, but their
return to the Champions League ahead and the domestic competition
already improving their squads, Terry is eager to see big arrivals at
"I think we can push on but, listen, clearly we have to keep improving year after year," he said.
"You can’t stand still in the transfer market. And that’s not ...
just to us, that’s just everyone, everyone needs to keep raising the
"Manchester City have already made one big signing in Bernardo Silva,
so we need to act fast. I am sure the club will do the same and the
manager has stressed that himself.
"Not playing Champions League football this year has been big for us
but it can be an attraction when it comes to signing bigger and better
"This current squad is good enough to go and compete and I think
we’ve shown that this year. But naturally there are going to be more
games next year so the squad needs improving, and a bit more strength in
Terry is the last of the old guard from Jose Mourinho's first spell
at the club, but he believes that the current crop of players have the
winning personality of former Blues stars like Didier Drogba and Frank
"Seeing from a different perspective, from my point of view, it’s
been good to see certain people stand up to the plate – at half-time
against Arsenal, and in other big games when we’ve been losing – and
really show they can step into the shoes that I, Frank , Didier , Ashley
[Cole] and Petr [Cech] have left. I am really confident in this group
of players that they will kick on."