Former Chelsea skipper begins his Championship adventure at home to Hull on Saturday and says he will always be a winner
The former Chelsea skipper, 36, begins his Championship adventure in Saturday’s teatime kick-off at home to Hull.
John Terry says his will to win is as strong as ever after swapping Chelsea for Villa
John Terry says he has a one-track mind this season – as he focuses on promotion
And JT insists there is just one goal this term — returning to the top flight.
Terry said: “We have enough to go up for sure — nothing else is really acceptable for me.
“That is just my character, I want to win. You have either got it or you haven’t and the ambition is very clear for me.”
Villa boss Steve Bruce has added bags of experience with Glenn Whelan and Ahmed Elmohamady joining the ranks.
But his plans have been rocked by news Jack Grealish may not play again this year following his horror injury against Watford on Saturday.
Grealish, 21, suffered bleeding to his kidney in a freak clash with ex-team-mate Tom Cleverley.
Steve Bruce has added experience to his squad – especially with John Terry
John Terry cannot wait to get the Championship season up and running
Bruce said: “He’s still in hospital and things aren’t great. The initial prognosis was he could be out for two to three months at least — but it could be much longer.
“Losing him is a blow. My system in pre-season was geared around Grealish.
“He came back flying from England Under-21 duty, which was good to see.”
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