Thiago Silva is set to set to sign a year deal with Chelsea this week after he finished playing the champions league final on Sunday. The 35-year-old Brazilian is available on a free transfer after his PSG deal expired. Chelsea manager, frank Lampard believes he will improve his defense.
Chelsea will take further steps to complete the signing of the Brazilian this week. Silva already has an incomplete transfer talk with Chelsea over an initial 1-year contract. And it is only expected for the English club to complete the deal by the early week unless there is a change of mind from the club.
With issues of defense at Chelsea, silva is likely to make little changes in the premier league club. And as shown in the champions league final, PSG was unable to win the title but silva showed that he still has the quality to solve some problems in Chelsea.
However, Bayern has made countless records even before reaching the champions league final. Moreover, there has been no threat more than that of Hansi Flick strikers. After they drained Barcelona with an 8-2 semi-final that saw them in the final on Sunday.
Although PSG lost the game they stood tight in the first half of the game with Thiago silva being the key player at the back.
Meanwhile, Frank Lampard is eager to increase his defense after Chelsea conceded 79 goals in all competition last season. And Lampard feels silva who will turn 36 soon, can improve his defense. Thiago will bring big experience and has confirmed he will keep playing for four or more years after he gave an emotional farewell to PSG. He played in the club and has won seven Ligue-1 titles in eight years.
Thiago Silva tribute statement
After the 1-0 defeat against Bayern, Silva said, “it was my last game in Paris. I am sad. I apologize to the fans. “thanks to all the fans for the love in another role. “I want to play three to four years still and be part of brazil team in the Qatar world cup”.
Silva has now become a free agent and Chelsea is winning the race of signing him. Though reports said Silva had a link with the Italian team, Florentina but Silva said there have been no agreements between him and any team.