Terry was dropped for Chelsea’s 4-0 Champions League win over Maccabi Tel Aviv on Wednesday night, leaving Gerrard to suggest the relationship between the pair had soured.
There’s certainly a bit of friction behind the scenes because for me, you play John Terry week in, week out, he’s your captain,” Gerrard told BT Sport, as reported by Daily Express.
“He’s such an important figure in the dressing room and if Chelsea want to be successful this season, they need him in there.”
Mourinho denied Gerrard’s claims, but admitted he still had a good relationship with the LA Galaxy man.
“Steven is wrong,” Mourinho is quoted as saying by Daily Express.
“I like him very much and I have a good relation with him.
“Sometimes we contact each other by SMS. He has the same feelings about myself. But he’s wrong.
“We have no problems at all.”
Chelsea have endured a woeful start to its Premier League title defence, winning just one of its opening five matches and sit in 17th place on the Premier League table.
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