Never one of the most popular players outside his Chelsea heartland, Terry's recent court case seems to have turned even more fans against him.
He was jeered by Manchester City's fans at
However, Cech has shared a dressing room with Terry long enough to know the 31-year-old has a mental toughness few can match.
And he insists no amount of baiting from the stands will have any effect on his long-time team-mate.
"He is a strong player," said Cech.
"He knows that this will go on every time he plays away from home.
"It won't affect him. All I need is for to be JT and to play well.
"If he does that everybody will be happy."
Terry and Cech are a constant to Chelsea's past at a time when they are moving towards the future.
Didier Drogba's departure for
Not least of these was the goalscoring contribution of
But Cech is adamant the approach that has served Chelsea so well should not be dismissed without a thought.
"We will play a slightly different way but we still want to keep our way of playing which has been very successful over the last eight years," he said.
"You know you have to change players because they are ageing and it is sad to see players leave the club, especially someone like Didier who was a legend here.
"But that's the way it is.
"We have one or two new players with a lot of hunger and they are about to show they want to win things with us as well."
The Premier League has announced a contingency plan for a possible third-place play-off between Chelsea and Arsenal at