With the departure of Didier Drogba and the introduction of Eden Hazard, Oscar and Marko Marin - who are all under 5ft 8ins - Roberto Di Matteo's side promise to take a more attractive Barcelona-esque approach next season.
Terry said: "We've got some new younger players and it obviously takes time to settle in, and this is a good chance coming on these trips, it's a good chance to settle in around the players. We are away a good couple of weeks. So it gives them a chance to find their feet and find their fitness with us as well.
"Naturally it will take time for them, but hopefully that will be sooner rather than later.
"The players we have signed are all young and skilful so that is obviously the plan for the club, and the thought processes of the club and the direction that they want to go in."