Chelsea Signs Thiago Silva
35-year-old Brazilian star, Thiago Silva has signed a one-year contract, with the English side, Chelsea FC, having the option to extend that by a further 12 months.
Silva arrives on a free transfer, having left Paris Saint-Germain after eight trophy-laden years with the French giants.
The Brazilian said:
I am so happy to be joining Chelsea. I am delighted to be a part of Frank Lampard’s exciting squad for next season and I’m here to challenge for honours.
See you soon Chelsea fans, I look forward to playing at Stamford Bridge very soon.
Silva has become Chelsea’s fifth major signing of the summer, with forwards Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner as well as defenders Ben Chilwell and Malang Sarr also arriving in this window.
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said:
We are delighted to be able to add a player of Thiago Silva’s proven world-class credentials to our squad.
Having performed at the highest level for many years, we have no doubt his experience and quality will complement the many exciting talents we already have here.
Thiago will be an excellent fit and we hope he can add some new trophies to his impressive list of honours.