"Chelsea's game appeals to me most in Europe," said Montero, "because they have players of personality like Terry, Lampard and Drogba. And they do not even seem English, they're more like an Italian team. Credit to Jose Mourinho, a coach who knows what he's doing."

Asked his favourite current player and Montero makes it a Chelsea double: "There are some great defenders playing at the moment and the one that appeals to me most is John Terry of Chelsea.

"He is excellent - and earns a lot ...!"