Terry may return for Chelsea U-21s this week
Published on Jan 8, 2013 10:57 PM
LONDON (REUTERS) - Chelsea captain John Terry, who has been out since November with a knee problem, could take his first step towards a first-team comeback by featuring for the English Premier League football club's Under-21 team as an over-age player this week.
"He has been training and we are considering giving him some minutes in an Under-21 game on Thursday," interim manager Rafael Benitez told a press conference on Tuesday.
Benitez also said goalkeeper Petr Cech would be sidelined for Wednesday's League Cup semi-final first leg at home to Premier League rivals Swansea City.
Cech has missed the last two matches with a leg injury.