"I've been fully aware of how he felt about Chelsea behind the scenes - not only now but before I chose to move here as well. I knew precisely what state of mind Didier was in.
"And I have been proved right. You only need to look at the fact that he's played even better since he let all those feelings pour out.
"Given his scoring record recently perhaps he should speak out more often.
"Didier is a leader and those are the type of people who talk from the heart.
"I know that whatever things he has 'got off his chest' they come because he really feels them deeply and he needs to express them."