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Chelsea skipper Terry expects to face Mourinho's Inter

Chelsea captain John Terry is convinced they'll meet Jose Mourinho's Inter Milan in this season's Champions League.

Terry said: "All the lads are already saying we'll get Inter in the Champions League and you just know we probably will meet them.

"Jose was a top manager and someone I loved working with. But it was a change the club made so we've moved on and moved forward."

Terry says all the players have already noticed the changes brought in by new manager Phil Scolari during their punishing pre-season preparations in China, Malaysia and Russia.

Speaking on Chelsea TV, he said: "Pre- season has been very different this year.

"Under Jose we never did any running but with Scolari we've had our trainers on and done 1,000 metres, which is similar to the Vialli and Ranieri style of thinking.

"Now we all feel really good and well prepared for our opener against Portsmouth.

"Scolari understands football and the lads. I was really pleased when Peter Kenyon phoned to tell me they were going to announce his appointment.

"I first met him at a game he came to watch and chatted for 15 minutes. I was phoning people afterwards telling them that I'd met him and what a great guy he was.

"Then it turns out some time later that he's our new boss."

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