As expected, Chelsea’s 5th rookie was officially announced. Brazilian star Thiago Silva will sign a one-year contract with the option to extend a year at Stamford Bridge.
The Chelsea homepage has officially confirmed the successful recruitment of Thiago Silva in a free transfer. However, the Brazilian player, after arriving in London, had to do a 14-day quarantine, so he only joined “The Blues” from September 12 – the day the Premier League started.
In the opening round of the Premier League 2020/21, Chelsea will have a trip as a guest on Brighton, and Thiago Silva will probably have a difficult chance to play from the beginning because of many reasons related to fitness and integration. Coach Frank Lampard certainly wants the most energetic players to participate in this match to win all 3 points.
It is known that the contract between Thiago and Chelsea will have a term of 12 months with the option to extend one more year. Of course this also depends on how Thiago plays out.
During the signing ceremony, Thiago Silvao excitedly shared. “’I am happy to join Chelsea. I’m excited to be a part of Frank Lampard’s squad next season. I came here to challenge titles. See you with Chelsea fans and look forward to playing at Stamford Bridge soon. “
Meanwhile, CEO Marina Granovskaia believes Thiago Silva’s valuable experience and qualities will be of great help to the team.
Although at the age of 35, the Brazilian defender still shows an amazing ability to maintain a stable form. That is also the reason that helps him become “hot” in the summer transfer market. Joining PSG from AC Milan in 2012, Thiago Silva has so far established a glittering career at the Parc des Princes.
Thiago Silva will become Chelsea’s fifth quality rookie this summer, behind Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell and Malang Sarr. However, this is still not the final Blues contract. After acquiring the Brazilian star, Chelsea will focus on completing the biggest deal in history when recruiting Kai Havertz of Bayern Leverkusen. The price to help Chelsea own Havertz is expected to be around 100 million euros.