Chelsea boss Avram Grant admits he's eager to see captain John Terry fit and available.

Terry was instrumental in leading Chelsea through the difficult changeover period following Jose Mourinho's departure and his leadership qualities have impressed Grant even though the defender has missed the last three games through injury.

Grant declared: "When you are talking about leadership, I think that in a difficult time, Chelsea had a great, great captain.

"Part of the progress we started six weeks ago belongs to him. He is a great leader in a very difficult time and I want him back in the team as soon as possible."