“I think he’s brought a calmness to the whole defence. He’s still relatively young, but he’s very experienced already. He has an awareness about him and he’s very good on his positioning.
“There are games where you don’t really notice him, but that’s just because he’s doing his job. He’s winning his headers, he’s laying it off. We’re more solid with him at the back.
“He gives you a kind of, ‘we can do this’ attitude and that’s especially true when he has been playing with Victor Lindelof. They have complimented each other well.
“Sometimes it can take time to figure out which players work with which players, but those two have formed a good partnership.”