Chelsea's Loic Remy appears delighted to have been reunited with Cesar Azpilicueta at Stamford Bridge, and he believes the Spaniard can become even better.
Remy played with Azpilicueta at Marseille earlier on his career and he admits that even back then, when the full-back was very young, he could see he would go right to the top.
"It’s strange because we were at Marseille together, he then came to Chelsea and I went to QPR. So, we were playing together, then we were playing against each other, and now we are on the same team again,’ Remy said to Chelsea's official site.
"I knew because sometimes you can see the quality in a player; I knew he would progress and he deserves to be at a big club. He’s a very serious guy, a great professional and he works very hard. I think he can still become even better."
Azpilicueta has been a mainstay in Chelsea's side and impressed everyone with the ease with which he has adapted to life in England.
The Spanish international was regularly deployed at left-back, an unfamiliar position, by Jose Mourinho last season, but his form ended up forcing Ashley Cole out of the starting line-up and he hasn't looked back since.
The 25-year-old is not one of the most mentioned players that the Blues have, but he is one of their most important stars.
The faith that Mourinho has in him is summed up by the fact that even summer signing Filipe Luis, who was one of the best left-backs in the entirety of Europe last season, cannot displace him in the team.
Instead he has been sat on the bench, where Remy is also likely to spend most of his time after arriving at the team for QPR.
Chelsea generally play with only one striker in the team and the Frenchman seems unlikely to take Diego Costa's place, providing he stays fit.
Instead Remy may have to make the most of his substitute appearances and he has proven that he can make an impact off the bench already.
The jet-heeled front-man scored on his debut and he will be looking to build upon that goal and prove he can play a major part in Chelsea's season as they try and claim the title.