John Terry: Omeruo claims Chelsea legend swore at him after hard tackle

John Terry: Omeruo claims Chelsea legend swore at him after hard tackle

- John Terry and Kenneth Omeruo once clashed during respective spells at Chelsea

- The Super Eagles star claims he launched a hard tackle on the club legend in training

- Omeruo left Chelsea without making any senior appearance for the club

John Terry and Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo were once involved in a bust-up in a training session at Chelsea.

Omeruo was one time the longest-serving Chelsea player and did not make a first team appearance before leaving for La Liga club Leganes on a permanent basis last summer.

Before the start of the new season, all players assemble to train together before being sent out on loan and on one occasion the 26-year-old clashed with the club legend.

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The AFCON 2013 winner was asked how he felt training with Terry, he told Eagles Tracker.

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“There was a situation where I ‘chopped’ (tackled him to the floor) him and he was swearing at me, it was so funny later.

“I didn’t care what he was saying, I wanted to play for Chelsea so I wasn’t concerned but he’s a great guy. He is my favourite defender of all time,”

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Austin Okocha became the most expensive player in Africa after his impressive performance at the France 98' World Cup, according to Daniel Amokachi.

The mercurial midfielder earned a move to Paris Saint-Germain after the tournament for a record fee, the highest ever by an African player.

Okocha was Nigeria's best player from the group phase and the round of 16 before losing to Denmark by 4-1 in the quarter-finals.

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His individual display against the Danish side did not go unnoticed as Okocha won the hearts of many fans around the world despite the crushing defeat. also reported that Austin Okocha has revealed that Brazil's Ronaldinho was his best ever teammate during their respective spells at Paris Saint-Germain.

The former Super Eagles star and the two-time World Player of the Year had a brief spell together during the 2001-02 season at Parc des Princes.

Jay Jay left the Ligue 1 giants shortly after the 2002 World Cup and joined Premier League side Bolton Wanderers.

Okocha and Ronaldinho were involved in a combined 35 goals (23 goals, 12 assists) between them for PSG in all competitions.

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