Chelsea Football Club has completed the signing of one of the biggest names in world football with the addition of Thiago Silva on a one-year contract, and the club has the option of 12 more months.
His signing follows the addition of Ben Chilwell to the squad on Wednesday and continues the long tradition of the best Brazilian players on the Chelsea pitch. Malang Sarr also joined this week and will be on loan in 2020/21.
Facing his new challenge, Thiago Silva said: “I am very happy to join Chelsea. I am delighted to be a part of Frank Lampard’s exciting team for next season and I am here to fight for the honors. See you soon Chelsea fans, I hope to play at Stamford Bridge very soon. “
Chelsea manager Marina Granovskaia said: “We are delighted to be able to add a player with Thiago Silva’s proven world-class credentials to our team.
“Having performed at the highest level for many years, we have no doubt that his experience and quality will complement the many exciting talents we already have here.
“Thiago will be a perfect fit and we hope he can add new trophies to his impressive list of honors.”
Thiago Silva has been recognized as one of the most successful and successful defenders in the world for the last decade, winning silver medals in Brazil, Italy, France and internationally, in addition to a long list of individual honors.
In addition to having a rhythm and strength that make him a formidable opponent on the ground and in the air, being affectionately nicknamed ‘The Monster’ by the Brazilian and French press, the 35-year-old has the composure and technical ability to play the ball from the center and a great experience at the highest level of football. He has been captain of Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and the Brazilian team.
All of those qualities were on display when he helped the French team reach the Champions League final for the first time last season. He earned further accolades for leading a valiant defensive effort against Bayern Munich in his final game for PSG and became the first Brazilian to captained a team in a Champions League final.
– Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 28, 2020