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Chelsea Confirm Thiago Silva Signing

Chelsea Confirm Thiago Silva Signing

Premier League giants Chelsea have officially announced the signing of Thiago Silva on a one-year deal, with the option of another.

The Blues announced the signing in a statement released on their official website, Chelseafc.com, on Friday.

Silva, 35, joined Chelsea on a free transfer from Paris St-Germain after their Champions League final defeat to Bayern Munich on 23 August.

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He will bolster the Blues’ defence, which conceded the most goals (54) in the Premier League top 10 in 2019-20.

And speaking on his move from Ligue 1 to the Premier League, the former AC Milan defender said:”I am so happy to be joining Chelsea. I am delighted to be a part of Frank Lampard’s exciting squad.

“I’m here to challenge for honours and I look forward to playing at Stamford Bridge very soon.”

Silva, who has made 88 international appearances, played more than 200 games for PSG during his eight years in the French capital, winning seven consecutive Ligue 1 titles.

He is Chelsea’s fourth summer signing, following England left-back Ben Chilwell from Leicester and forwards Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner.

In the first window since the Blues’s transfer ban was lifted , Chelsea have also been linked with 21-year-old Bayer Leverkusen and Germany winger Kai Havertz.

Chelsea begin their Premier League campaign away at Brighton on Monday, 14 September.

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  • Bye Bye to Tomoriii…..hahhhhaaaaaahhhhaaaaaahhhaaaa….lolllll

    The one who thinks he’s the World Best Defender after few games and denied Nigeria. He should better seek a loan move this coming season to maybe Stoke City or Sheffield Wednesday or Blackburn..Leeemaoooo

  • Stiles 10 months ago

    The same coming for ebere eze. All these players,they think we cannot do without them but such times are gone.Go and ask tammy.he snubbed Nigeria osimhen came on.sometimes when these players rejected us know we don’t know it’s blessings in disguise.we keep clamouring for people had no connection with us, except maybe their names.whereas we’ve got a lot of talents in our backyard ready to die for the flag.