According to information from Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea should finalize the extension of Thiago Silva for next season in the coming days. The 36-year-old Brazilian defender’s lease ends next June, but the former PSG captain is unanimous in London.
At 36, Thiago Silva will live a second Champions League final in a row. Another pillar of the defense of Thomas Tuchel, who praises his qualities and vice versa, the Brazilian defender sees his contract end with Chelsea, where he had only signed for one season during the last summer transfer window, arrived free after his departure of the PSG.
According to information from Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea officials are working on a contract extension for Thiago Silva. The whole club seems satisfied with the involvement of the former PSG captain, both on and off the pitch.
“PSG made the choice to let me go”
Qualified for the Champions League final on Wednesday after a victory against Real Madrid in the semi-final second leg (2-0), Thiago Silva did not hesitate to comment on the choice of the Parisian leaders to have let him go last summer. “But it’s not a revenge, the club made their choice to let me go and release Tuchel too. It’s hard to explain but it’s their choice, it was sad for me but most important now is to be happy here with Chelsea, said Thiago Silva. Winning the Champions League is always our dream. “
In total, Thiago Silva will have spent 8 years at PSG, from his arrival in 2012 from AC Milan to his departure after the Final 8 of the Champions League last summer. Initially free last June, the Brazilian had extended the adventure to finish the season with PSG, which had not extended it. Still holder in Chelsea, Thiago Silva should therefore flourish there for at least one more season.