THIS is the second Chelsea legend John Terry advised Kalidou Koulibaly to make use of his iconic No26 shirt this season.
New Blues signing Koulibaly has already made a formidable influence at Stamford Bridge, starring in final week’s 3-1 win over Udinese.
TwitterKalidou Koulibaly known as John Terry asking if he might inherit the well-known No26 shirt[/caption]
Terry grew to become a Chelsea legend whereas sporting the shirt however fortunately gave it to KoulibalyTimes Newspapers Ltd
He was already thought of to be one in every of world soccer’s finest defenders earlier than his £33million move from Napoli final month.
However Koulibaly made a daring transfer by choosing the No26 shirt upon his arrival in London.
The quantity is synonymous with former Chelsea captain Terry, arguably the membership’s best participant.
It hasn’t been worn by any participant for the reason that centre-back left for Aston Villa in 2017.
However Koulibaly wore the identical quantity all through his complete eight years at Napoli and was eager to proceed the pattern at his new membership.
Subsequently, Koulibaly felt it was solely proper to ask permission instantly from the good man himself.
Koulibaly tweeted a video with the caption: “Better call John Terry. Honoured and proud.”
The clip then confirmed the Senegal star calling JT and asking him for permission to put on the No26 shirt.
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Terry was then heard saying: “The 26 was very particular to me, I actually respect you calling.
“It’s no drawback for me so that you can take it, absolute pleasure.
“I want you properly as a result of I understand how essential the quantity was for me and I’ve seen you put on 26 as properly.
“My pleasure mate, I provide the 26.
“No pressure. You go and keeping winning trophies for us.”
Terry was equally enthusiastic when Chelsea signed Koulibaly on July 17.
He tweeted: “Another great signing. Welcome to Chelsea and good luck mate.”