"He is a great friend and I am very fond of him. We get along in the national team and here too," the midfielder told Efe after they were seen chatting and joking together in the warm-down after the match, along with Chelsea veteran Pedro.
"I don't know what the exact situation he is living (Kepa) in Chelsea.
"Kepa is a great goalkeeper."
On the 0-3 win, Thiago added: "It is very important to score goals away from home, but above all to win. We have made a great game, deserving of victory."