Exactly this. The difference is like two different players. He's literally gone up a level of more recently. A switch has been flicked somewhere.There's some people on here that have trouble separating the Pepe of Aug-Dec with the Pepe we now see.
Recently he has shown improvement in every facet of his game. Whether Mikel has much to do with that I don't know. If he does, fair play.
Has to play all the big matches going forward. Martinelli should be the one getting the "Willian" minutes now the season is dusted