Chelsea announce John Terry's return to Stamford Bridge next summer

Chelsea announce John Terry's return to Stamford Bridge next summer

- Chelsea have confirmed John Terry will make a sensational return to Stamford Bridge at the end of the season

- Terry is scheduled to take part in this year's Soccer Aid

- The charity event will also see former Blues' stars including Drogba and Essien make a grand appearance

Premier League side, Chelsea, have announced former club captain and legendary centre-back, John Terry, will return to Stamford Bridge in the summer.

Terry is set to join a host of other stars in the field of sports including former teammate, Didier Drogba, Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah in this year's edition of Soccer Aid.

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The defender will however be donning the England shirt for this particular event organised by UNICEF.

The Blues made the the announcement on their website, saying: "Chelsea legend and former captain, John Terry returns to grace the Stamford Bridge pitch on Sunday, June 16."

Terry has exuded his delight to be making a return to his former club, joking the charity football match would provide another chance for him to lift another trophy on a familiar turf.

"Being back at Stamford Bridge will of course be very significant for me personally – I have many cherished memories on that pitch," Mail Online quoted the former English footballer.

"Who knows – maybe I might be able to lift a trophy on the pitch again, one last time?" He jokingly posed.

The former England international who has since joined football management made over 700 appearances for Chelsea, winning 15 major trophies in his time at the club spanning 19 seasons.

Meanwhile, the event will see him feature under former England manager, Sam Allardyce, who will co-manage the Three Lions side alongside British journalist, Susanna Reid.

Harry Redknapp will manage the Rest of the World side, and will be assisted by television personality, Piers Morgan.

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Meanwhile, previously reported that Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri was furious with club chiefs for sanctioning the Blues trip to the United States of America for a postseason game before their Europa League final showdown against Arsenal.

The Stamford Bridge dwellers qualified for the Europa League final in dramatic fashion after seeing off Eintracht Frankfurt in a dramatic penalty shootout at Stamford Bridge on Thursday evening. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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