06 April 2012

John Terry wants to play despite having two broken ribs

The defender has said that he feels well enough to leave the pitch despite his painful injury.

The England defender John Terry said today that it can continue playing with Chelsea despite a medical examination confirmed that it has two broken ribs from last week. The return of the quarter-finals of the Champions League that the "blues" played yesterday against Benfica, Terry had to leave the field because "I could not breathe."

This morning, the defender spent a review that revealed how two of his ribs were fractured on 27 March in the first leg against the Portuguese, which, according to the player, will not prevent further jugando.Terry, who played 90 minutes last Saturday against Aston Villa, will not play this weekend's visit to Stamford Bridge Wigan, but expects to be available to coach Roberto Di Matteo on Monday, when the "blues" face Fulham.

"I got an elbow in the first match (against Benfica), and the doctors thought I might have broken two ribs. I said that was fine but then on the back (last night), I started feeling worse and could not breathing. I never felt that way, "told the player." I do not think that means I'm rejected. simply is a situation that must be managed. the truth is that when it comes to the ribs there is nothing you can do. you can not get a massage in the area to feel better, "said the defender.

The Englishman played a prominent role in the opening minutes of last night's clash against Benfica in the English sealed his move to the semifinals of the Champions League. Chelsea is now preparing to contest the April 18, the semifinals of the European showpiece against Barcelona, a round that republished the controversial 2009 clash between the teams, the Spanish Andrés Iniesta decanted from the Catalan side with a goal at the last minute. (via MD)