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Chelsea skipper Terry: I've spoken with Mourinho, we're fine

Chelsea skipper John Terry has revealed he's already spoken with former manager Jose Mourinho over claims made by Claude Makelele that the defender influenced the coach's sacking.

"Funnily enough, Mourinho called me on Friday and we spoke about it," said Terry.

"It's bizarre, actually, because he knows the real truth and, if anything, I was one of three players phoning Roman at 1am or 2am the night I heard he'd been sacked, to keep him on.

"I was speaking to Peter Kenyon, speaking to Roman, speaking to Eugene (Tenenbaum) and hoping we could keep him.

"Myself, Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba were all fighting to keep him at two in the morning. So it's bizarre where it's come from.

"Me and Jose know the truth. It's bizarre that Maka has put this in his book, but I tried to call him Friday night and his phone was off. I'm sure I'll make contact in the next few days.

"Jose texted me and I called him straight back, and we spoke about the situation. We know what happened, the relationship between him and the football club. They parted on mutual terms."

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