Chelsea boss AVB facing Terry selection dilemma this week

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas faces a selection dilemma over skipper John Terry.

The Sun says Villas-Boas knows he can probably afford to leave Terry out against the Belgian minnows, who were buried 5-0 at the Bridge two weeks ago.

But he also knows that would raise more questions about the frame of mind of a player feeling the strain of a police and FA investigation after being accused of racially abusing QPR's Anton Ferdinand.

Terry was taunted by Arsenal supporters throughout Chelsea's shock 5-3 home defeat on Saturday.

However, Villas-Boas insists the England captain has not been distracted by the allegations and continues to support his man.

But Chelsea are not short of central defensive options, with Branislav Ivanovic, David Luiz and Alex all available.

Villas-Boas said: "We are always confident with any team we put out to win a game.

"Any 11 selected from 18 in the squad will be good. The Champions League is a different scenario to the Premiership and this is a good opportunity for us. We will put ourselves in a very good position to qualify if we win this."

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