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That England will almost certainly go to the World Cup without him, as Daniel Taylor wrote in The Guardian, is a farce.
That Chelsea are yet to agree a new contract with him, as Matt Law wrote in The Telegraph, is a worry.
And that any side with him at their potential disposal would omit him is unthinkable.
At 33, John Terry has made a return to his prime—looking, yet again, like one of the top two or three central defenders in the Premier League.
But, as has been said so often before, he is more than just a defender.
"Captain, leader, legend" is the name they have for him at Stamford Bridge.
Yes, he lacks pace—he always has done.
But, as he has shown down the years, pairing him with a faster man at the back—such as the great partnership he shared with William Gallas—can create a defence which is practically unbeatable.
Which brings us on to...