John Terry says only promotion is acceptable with Aston Villa after joining from Chelsea

 

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 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

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 Villa squad - none more so than John Terry

Steve Bruce has added experience to his squad – especially with John Terry

John Terry cannot wait to get the Championship season up and running on Saturday

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.”

Ex-Chelsea and England leader John Terry will be the biggest name in the Championship

Ex-Chelsea leader John Terry will be the biggest name in the Championship

John Terry sings ‘Stand By Me’ to new teammates at his Aston Villa initiation dinner

Winger Ahmed Elmohamady has arrived at Villa after four years with Hull

Winger Ahmed Elmohamady has arrived at Villa after four years with Hull City

Midfielder Glenn Whelan is another Villa recruit from the Prem, after nearly 300 games for Stoke

Glenn Whelan is another recruit from the Prem, after nearly 300 games for Stoke

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Source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/4149919/john-terry-promotion-aston-villa-chelsea/

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