Former Chelsea captain, John Terry, has hailed Thiago Silva following his superb display in the 3-0 victory over Tottenham on Sunday.
The 36-year-old defender led from the back as the Blues won the London Derby.
Silva opened the scoring with a towering header four minutes into the second-half, before N’Golo Kante and Antonio Rudiger added more goals.
Terry paid tribute to all three goal scorers on Instagram, but reserved special praise for the veteran Brazilian.
He wrote: “Thiago Silva, what a man, what a player.”
Chelsea’s win moves them level on points with Liverpool and Manchester United at the top of the Premier League table.
Thomas Tuchel’s men have taken 13 points from a possible 15.
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