Kalou believes his former skipper at Stamford Bridge would have a positive impact on the England team, on and off the field.
Kalou told Fox Sports Asia: "A player like Terry in the team changes a lot of things - not only on the pitch but off it.
"He is someone who is always working hard and giving advice and helping his team-mates.
"I think that he is a great leader. If you (England) want to go to this type of competition you have to take people that will bring a positive aspect to the team and I think that JT can bring that to the England squad.
"There is a lot of young players in the team so you need a leader like him who can direct those young players."
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