I don't want special treatment, says John Terry

Terry played down those suggestions and claimed that, as Chelsea's captain, it is his duty to sacrifice himself for the good of the team and he is adamant he has no qualms about sitting on the bench if other defenders are in better form.

updated: February 18, 2013 23:11 IST
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London: John Terry insists he is willing to fight for his place at Chelsea and would even accept a place on the bench if it helps the team get their spluttering campaign back on track.

After battling with a knee injury for three months, Terry made just his third start under interim manager Rafael Benitez in Sunday's 4-0 FA Cup fourth round replay win over Brentford.

The 32-year-old, who marked his return by scoring the fourth goal against Brentford, had been an unused substitute for a fifth time under Benitez in last week's Europa League win at Sparta Prague, prompting reports of a rift with the Spaniard.

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