Chelsea boss Grant: Terry must prove himself to Capello

Chelsea boss Avram Grant says John Terry needs to prove his quality all over again if he wants to win back the England captaincy.

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Grant said: "In football, even if you've proved yourself in the past as a captain, you always need to prove yourself again and again.

"John's a strong character. He knows there's a new coach who wants to test some things, including the position of the captain.

"I was a national coach and didn't like other people telling me what to do, so I won't be telling Fabio (Capello) what to do.

"John's a mature guy. He wants to be captain but he understands the decision of the manager - he respects it.

"There is a lot of time before the World Cup qualification games. I understand Fabio's decision, what he is doing.

"For me, John Terry should be captain. But he's the manager. You need to respect that decision."

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