The former Paris-Saint German skipper, Thiago Silva has join Chelsea football club on a free transfer on a 12 month deal with further extension if necessary,
The Brazilian central defender’s tenure as a Paris Saint-German player came to an end after the end of the just ended season which saw him played his last Uefa Champions League game the for France giant, Paris Saint-German.
He 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”
Frank Lampard is very keen in straightening up his squad for the up coming season after a shambolic performance in the heart of the defense for the blues, so he’s making a lot of signings this summer. Thiago is the Chelsea boss’ 5th signee.
Chelsea sports 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 “
By David Quarshie