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Brighton boss Hughton: Terry a good role model for Dunk

Brighton boss Chris Hughton says Chelsea legend John Terry is a good role model for Lewis Dunk.

Dunk, ahead of today's visit to Chelsea, admits he grew up idolising the current Aston Villa captain.

Asked if there were similarities between Dunk at Terry, Hughton said: "Yes, I think there are similarities in the way that John Terry was a mainstay in the Chelsea team, Lewis Dunk is the same here.

"There are great examples of John Terry's game that Lewis can learn from.

"If he says that [Terry] is the player that he looked up to then I think, in that position, there is almost no one better to do that to.

"I probably have to speak in my time here because what you always want to see in players is the progress they can make. I have been here three years now and I have seen the progress and maturity that he has made.

"He has been the mainstay for us this season. He has been excellent."

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