The club captain has played only eight times for the Blues this season, and though the Italian described him as “a good man”, suggested that the veteran could depart in June
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte is unsure what the future holds for John Terry at the club.
Terry, 36, was sent off during the second half of his team’s 4-1 win over Peterborough United in the FA Cup on Sunday.
The club captain, whose contract expires at the end of the season, has made just eight appearances in all competitions.
Asked about Terry’s future, Conte said that still needed to be discussed.
“Now we are in January. First of all, these decisions need to be made with the club, not alone,” the Italian said.
“I’m pleased for John because he’s shown me great commitment when I’ve asked him to play and also when he doesn’t.
“He’s helping me a lot in the changing room. He’s proving himself to be a good player and, above all, a good man.”
Top of the Premier League, Chelsea visit Leicester City on Saturday.