Antonio Conte coaches Chelsea versus Crystal Palace in the Premier League at Selhurst ParkGETTY

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has led his Stamford Bridge stars to the top of the Premier League

The Stamford Bridge stalwart has not played since Chelsea‘s thrashing of Everton in November.

And during that injury-enforced lay-off he’s seen his side win seven games on the bounce.

John Terry plays for Chelsea versus Everton in the Premier League at Stamford BridgeGETTY

John Terry has not played since Chelsea beat Premier League rivals Everton 5-0 in November

“John has trained this week with us and now he is in a good shape.”

Chelsea gaffer Antonio Conte offers a fitness update on Blues captain John Terry

David Luiz, Cesar Azpilicueta and Gary Cahill have since established themselves as Conte’s first-choice back three.

And Terry has been linked with a shock switch to relegation-threatened Swansea along with Blues legend Frank Lampard.

However, Conte has hinted the Chelsea captain still has a place in his plans.

Mark Hughes coaches Stoke versus Southampton in the Premier LeagueGETTY

Former Chelsea striker Mark Hughes takes Stoke to Stamford Bridge tomorrow afternoon

He said: “John has trained this week with us and now he is in a good shape and it is important for us to bring him in the right shape to help us.”

Premier League leaders Chelsea return to action against Stoke tomorrow.

Conte’s men sit six points clear of second-place Liverpool ahead of the Potters’ visit to west London.

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/574150/Chelsea-Stoke-Live-Premier-League-Antonio-Conte-John-Terry-Injury-Latest-CFC-News