Terry has been the Blues' permanent captain for the past four years after being given the armband when Jose Mourinho took charge.

Terry's England team-mate Frank Lampard as his understudy.

"I like him as a captain," said Scolari of Terry on Sky Sports News. "I like him as a player and as a leader.

"Yesterday, he came to my room and he said I'm the captain John Terry and I said I know you and we spoke!

"The captain is John Terry and the second captain is Lampard, but we want more captains on the pitch."