Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes the UEFA Champions League owes John Terry something positive.
The Blues skipper has had some wretched luck in Europe's premier club competition during his career and Mourinho feels it is about time it turned the other way as the Blues prepare for Wednesday's semi-final second leg against Atletico Madrid.
Terry missed the pivotal penalty in the 2008 final loss to Manchester United, has bowed out in the semi-finals on a few occasions and also missed the 2012 final win over Bayern Munich because of suspension which has prompted the following words from his boss.
"I think he deserves more than the Champions League gives to him until now," said Mourinho, after confirming the centre-back would be fit for tomorrow night's crunch clash with Atleti.
"He lost a few semi-finals in special circumstances, he lost the final also in special circumstances.
"He won a final, also in special circumstances, because he couldn't play the final. I think the Champions League owes him something.
"My captain is playing at the same level as when I left Chelsea in 2007/08. Six or seven years later he is playing at his best level. It's fair to say that."
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