Nesta hails influence of new AC Milan teammate Thiago Silva

Alessandro Nesta is delighted with his start to the season - and credits his successful comeback to new AC Milan teammate Thiago Silva.

Alessandro Nesta is delighted with his start to the season - and credits his successful comeback to new AC Milan teammate Thiago Silva.

The Italy defender was impressive against Siena and will turn out again for Milan in the derby against Inter this weekend.

"Thiago Silva has helped me extend my career," said Nesta. "The Brazilian is confirming himself to be a very strong player, with him I am performing very well."

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