I ‘would have Loved to Play alongside’ Thiago Silva: Chelsea Legend, John Terry Reveals – Checkout Interesting details

John Terry has been full of praise for Chelsea’s current crop defenders, saying he ‘would have loved to play alongside’ Thiago Silva.

Terry joined Twitter last week and, after spending most of his first few days on the platform trolling Manchester United fans, the former Chelsea captain finally had his say on his former club.

Terry was at the heart of Chelsea’s initial Premier League success and captained the Blues as they racked up trophies

The Blues are currently top of the league under manager Thomas Tuchel, with their defence playing a massive part in their good form this campaign.

Regularly at the heart of that is Silva, who Terry seemed to almost run out of superlatives for, describing him as a ‘proper defender’.

“Absolutely love him,” he tweeted when asked by a fan for his thoughts. “Would have loved to have played alongside him. Does everything so simple but so well. Proper defender.”

Silva has been part of the Chelsea defence that has conceded just four goals in 11 Premier League games this season – with one of them, shockingly, coming against Burnley on Saturday.

Terry was a part of the Blues team that, in 2004/05, shipped just 14 goals in 38 Premier League games under Jose Mourinho, as they won their first Premier League title.

When asked if the current Chelsea defence is capable of coming close to that ridiculous record, Terry was unsure but added that he was optimistic they would.

He tweeted: “Genuinely don’t think anyone will ever get close to it but hope we do.”

Also part of that five-man defence is Reece James, who has not only been good defensively but also in attack this season.

The England international already has four goals in eight games this season, taking his Premier League total to five.

Terry, with 41 goals scored, currently holds the record for most goals by a defender in Premier League history, ahead of David Unsworth, Leighton Baines, and Ian Harte.

A fan told the Blues legend that he has ‘a strong feeling’ that he thinks James will beat – to which Terry replied in a positive fashion.

“If anyone does I hope it’s Reece. 37 to go [laughing emoji].” Talksports

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