Chelsea skipper John Terry has been ruled out for up to two months after aggravating his knee injury, Press Association Sport understands. Terry is due to undergo a minor operation on the right knee that has been troubling him ever since he collided with a post in last month's FA Cup clash with Portsmouth.

Despite taking part in training last night, the England centre-back woke up in considerable pain at Chelsea's team hotel in Napoli this morning and will now miss Tuesday night's game and next week's international friendly against Holland.

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