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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.

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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