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Neville: Chelsea midfielder Ziyech has a Mahrez-feel about him

Gary Neville has likened Chelsea midfielder Hakim Ziyech to Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez.

Ziyech helped Thomas Tuchel's side put an end to their mixed recent form after brushing aside Spurs at Stamford Bridge.

The 28-year-old curled home a stunning strike to open the scoring before Thiago Silva's bullet header wrapped up the three points.

"I gave Ziyech the Man of the Match award, I just thought he did really well," former England defender Neville said on his podcast for Sky Sports.

"He's up against real opposition within his own squad in the likes of [Timo] Werner, [Christian] Pulisic, [Callum] Hudson-Odoi, [Mason] Mount, they can all play in that position.

"But he has got that Mahrez-feel about him, with a dip of the left shoulder and a lovely left foot.

"He puts lovely deliveries in from set-pieces and it was a brilliant, brilliant goal."


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