Chelsea manager Roberto Di Matteo insisted he did not believe Terry capable of discrimination.
Di Matteo said:
"From my judgment on this man, I've known him for many, many years since we played together."I've never had any doubt about the fact that his comments wouldn't be of any kind of discrimination against any kind of ethnic party."
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