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ev­ery time John didn’t play,” Conte said. “For sure, Gary has good prospects of be­ing cap­tain, but now it’s im­por­tant to fin­ish the sea­son.

“To start to think about next sea­son is very dan­ger­ous be­cause we have dif­fer­ent tar­gets still to reach.”

Terry’s fi­nal ap­pear­ance as a Chelsea player at Stam­ford Bridge will only add to the emo­tion on an af­ter­noon of cel­e­bra­tion and Conte be­lieves the 36year-old is fit enough to con­tinue his ca­reer else­where.

Terry, who scored against Watford, in­di­cated he was un­sure whether he would carry on play­ing or re­tire.

But Conte said: “John is strong and the mo­ments I have called him to play he has shown this.

“In this point in your ca­reer it is im­por­tant to feel your body and your mind, to feel if you have still the de­sire and will to fight and to work very hard ev­ery day.

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