Photo: Chelsea star sends unprompted nostalgic message to Frank Lampard

John Terry is missing a certain former Chelsea team-mate...

A photo posted by John Terry (@johnterry.26) on

John Terry was clearly feeling in a reflective mood on Saturday morning as he and his Chelsea team-mates prepared for their trip to Crystal Palace this weekend.

The Chelsea captain took to social media to admit that he was missing his close friend and team-mate Frank Lampard.

Lampard, who is Chelsea’s all-time record goal-scorer, left the west London club after a decorated career in the summer of 2014 after playing alongside former England skipper Terry for many seasons.

And Terry used his personal Instagram account to pay tribute to Lampard by posting the artistic photo above on the app and writing: “Just one of them mornings when you miss your mate @franklampard @chelseafc.”

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Terry will be expecting to feature when Chelsea play their first Premier League game of 2016 at Selhurst Park on Sunday afternoon.

The Blues will be keen to kick off the new year with a win after a disastrous start to the season has left them languishing in 14th place in the Premier League table.

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