John Terry was basically a better version of me - Jamie Carragher

John Terry was basically a better version of me - Jamie Carragher

- Jamie Carragher has praised John Terry's abilities claiming he was a better version of him

- The former Liverpool and Chelsea defenders played together for England for seven years

- Terry won five Premier League titles, FA Cup titles and the Champions League for Chelsea

Jamie Carragher has admitted that John Terry is the better version of him and the Chelsea legend was an underrated defender.

The central defenders represented their homeland England from 2003 to 2010 and the Liverpool icon admits he admired Terry's physicality and tough tackling.

Carragher also talked about Terry's technical ability which the former Blues defender has never been given credit for.

He told the Sky Sports' Off Script podcast: "John Terry was basically a better version of me.

"He was bigger, more powerful, better quality on the ball as well. He was one who, when you trained with him, went up a level in your eyes. You knew he was a great player.

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"Technically, he's a lot better than he's given credit for."

Terry made 717 appearances for Chelsea, scoring 67 goals and won five Premier League and FA Cup titles and the Champions League.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Olivier Giroud has brilliantly responded to Karim Benzema calling him a go kart, claiming he is the one that has the World Cup medal.

The Real Madrid striker earlier stated on social media that he was not in the same class with the Chelsea star, using a Formula 1 car and the go kart as comparisons.

But Giroud took his response to another level after being a part of France's 2018 World Cup winning team.

He told Befoot: "People say you cannot compare a Formula One car with a go kart and the only thing I can say on the matter is that I'm a world champion, so that isn't bad for a go kart."

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Earlier, reported that Brazil winger Willian seems to have given up on Chelsea following his failure to land a new deal with the Blues.

The forward's current deal will expire in June but it appears Frank Lampard has no need for the player who has been linked with a move to Barcelona.

Although Paris Saint Germain are also said to have thrown their hat in the ring for the attacker's signature, it is left to be seen which of the clubs he would join.

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