"We met before the game, he shook my hand and told me 'Everything has gone through, and you are my player'. That was a wonderful feeling.
"My first impression of him was that he truly has a special personality. He is a cool guy as well.
"They both told me he is the best coach they have ever worked with.
"I don't fear suffering the same fate as Marko and just being a replacement. I will try to make my way at Chelsea."