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'Your legacy will be remembered forever': John Terry hails 'best owner in the world' Roman Abramovich ahead of Chelsea's first home game under Todd Boehly against Tottenham as he insists the Russian 'allowed us to fulfil our dreams'

Chelsea's legendary former captain John Terry has posted his belated farewell message to previous owner Roman Abramovich and ex-club director Marina Granovskaia.

Terry skippered Chelsea to bounties of silverware, winning five Premier League titles, FA Cup trophies, and the prestigious Champions League playing under Abramovich's reign.

In an emotional and extremely lengthy post on his Instagram post, Terry wrote:

'As we enter into a new era under new ownership, I want to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to Marina, Bruce and Eugene for all of their fantastic and hard work at our great football club.