By Chelsea correspondent Tony Hughes

John Terry has given Chelsea a major scare ahead of their Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday.

The skipper was substituted in the first half of the champions’ Premier League clash against Newcastle on Saturday evening after a collision with Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Terry appeared to hurt himself when landing after challenging with Mitrovic in the air and, although he played on for a short while, the veteran defender then limped off and headed straight down the tunnel for treatment from the physio.

It appeared to be a muscle injury in what could be a major headache for Chelsea ahead of their last-16 Champions League trip to PSG on Tuesday night.

Terry was replaced by Baba Rahman, who slotted in at left-back, with Cesar Azpilicueta shifting across to right-back and Branislav Ivanovic becoming Gary Cahill’s new partner.

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Goals from Diego Costa, Pedro and Willian gave Chelsea early control of the clash at Stamford Bridge, with the champions 3-0 up at half-time against Steve McClaren’s team.

It was the first time in two years that the Blues have scored three goals in the first half of a match.