John Terry says Chelsea are back in title hunt after Bolton win

25 January 2011 01:54
John Terry warned that Chelsea are back in the Barclays Premier League title race after Didier Drogba's stunning strike set up victory at Bolton. [LNB]Florent Malouda, Bolton old-boy Nicolas Anelka and Ramires - with his first goal for the champions - were also on target to give Chelsea a 4-0 win which closed the gap on leaders Manchester United to seven points.[LNB] Coming to the fore: Ramires (centre) and team-mates celebrate after Chelsea's final goal[LNB]  Asked if Sir Alex Ferguson's side still have reason to fear Chelsea, Terry said: 'I think so. In the past we've never given up. [LNB]'United are getting the right results and a little bit of luck - maybe that will turn. We still have to play them twice and if we can back in it.' [LNB]Manager Carlo Ancelotti echoed Terry's comments saying: 'I think we're back in it. We've turned a corner and we are coming back to fight for everything. It's not easy to close the gap, but we will do everything to do it.' [LNB] Title warning: Terry insists Chelsea can catch United in race for the championship [LNB]Drogba revealed Ancelotti had told him to shoot on sight and the Ivory Coast striker responded with his 10th of the season. [LNB]The strike was clocked at 61.2mph from a distance of 33.6 yards, and he said: 'I think it was the best goal of the season. The manager said to me you have to shoot if you get the chance.' [LNB]This was Chelsea's eighth straight win at the Reebok without conceding a goal, and they extended their unbeaten run here stretching back more than 13 years. [LNB] Take that! Drogba netted Chelsea's first of the night, and his 10th of the season at Bolton [LNB]It left Bolton fans more subdued after an emotional pre-match tribute to club legend Nat Lofthouse who died earlier this month. [LNB]Manager Owen Coyle said: 'We're hurting after that. We never envisaged that outcome.'[LNB]Chelsea are hopeful of reaching agreement on the transfer of David Luiz despite Benfica asking for £30million on Monday. Chelsea's application for a work permit for the 23-year-old Brazil defender will be heard tomorrow and they have offered £25m plus a player. [LNB]  Bolton 0 Chelsea 4: Carlo's boys back on song as Blues fire four past Wanderers Bolton 0 Chelsea 4 - the action from the Reebok Stadium as it happenedSky duo face axe! Calls for Gray and Keys to be sacked amidst more damning footage [LNB]  Explore more:People: Alex Ferguson, John Terry, Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka, Owen Coyle, Carlo Ancelotti Places: Brazil

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