John Terry: Chelsea want to keep centre-back at the club
Apr 21 2017
The former England worldwide also said that Chelsea has given him a platform to compete against the best and break records, when he became the Blues' most decorated player with 14 major honours, including one Champions League trophy, four Premier League titles, one Europa League, five FA Cups and three League Cups. We are in a great moment. They were disappointed after Watford, but we spoke about how we can do better and the last couple of days have been very positive. That's the most hard step to achieve.
"Three years ago when we signed here, I remember the first few press conferences".
Tottenham also beat the Blues 2-0 in their most recent meeting at White Hart Lane in January but Pochettino's young guns are yet to win a trophy under his leadership. Now after three years not only have we reduced the gap to the top four we are fighting for the Premier League and to win titles. That is the position we wanted to be in and now we have achieved it. Players that in the past five years have won European competitions and World Cups, a manager who won the league in Italy.
"You are playing to be in a final". They have not won anything, maybe some players have some titles.
'Now is the moment to translate those statistics and that feeling and show if you've grown up and learned or if you are very close to winning the league or the FA Cup.
"It is a good chance again on Saturday to compete there because if we will move - next week the club decide - and everything happens in the way we hope, next season we move there and there's no excuses". It means something important is growing here.
"It's a big thing that people include Tottenham in the same level as United, Chelsea, City, Arsenal and Liverpool", he said.
On Monday, Chelsea announced that Terry will leave the club at the end of the season when his contract expires, 19 seasons after making his debut with the first team, and 22 years after joining the club's youth group. They won only one of their four Champions League and Europa League matches there and have managed only one victory in their last eight at the national stadium overall. "I will tell you after the game", Pochettino said. Only you can see the reality - if you go outside both clubs you can see and compare the two different cultures, philosophies and projects.
"It's true, we struggled a bit to get good results there but we need to make Wembley our home and get that feeling". We were competing with a very good team'.