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Thiago Silva explains why Reece James has the potential to be “one of the best in history”

Thiago Silva has heaped very big praise on his Chelsea teammate Reece James.

Reece James is quickly emerging as one of the best players in the world in his position.

The right wing-back has made a flying start to the season with four goals and assists and many impressive performances.

Now, his Chelsea teammate Thiago Silva has heaped praise on the 22-year-old after his Champions League goal against AC Milan.

The legendary Brazilian defender believes James can become “one of the best in history”.

Silva also credited his ability for being so well-rounded in both the attacking and defensive phases.

Silva said: “A very young athlete but looks like he has been playing football for so many years.

“He is one of our strengths in the team both offensively and defensively

“I hope he can continue like this with this winning mentality because he has everything to be one of the best in history.”

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Jamie Brown

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