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Terry to miss Club World Cup for Chelsea

London, England (Sports Network) - Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez revealed on Friday that captain John Terry would take no part in the team's Club World Cup campaign this month.

Terry is still recovering from a knee ligament injury he sustained in Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Liverpool last month after colliding with Reds striker Luis Suarez, and the competition in Japan will come too soon for the 32-year- old.

Chelsea's first game in the tournament will come against either Ulsan Hyundai of South Korea or Monterrey of Mexico in the semifinals, with the final or third-place match coming three days later.

Benitez got better news regarding the fitness of midfielder Frank Lampard, who has recovered from a calf problem and could feature in this weekend's match with Sunderland.

12/07 11:52:34 ET


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