OFFICIAL: Star player announces he’s signing for Chelsea
Thiago Silva has admitted that he will be signing a new contract with Chelsea to prolong his stay at Stamford Bridge
After deciding to leave PSG just a couple of seasons ago – Thiago Silva made the big decision to pack his bags and come to the Premier League – in a move that would give him a real test at this stage of his career.
But despite all the media reports that he was too old for Chelsea – the Brazilian has proven that he just gets better with age and has been brilliant since his move to London.
The Blues wanted to tie him down to a contract to keep him in London for another year. The report states that both Silva and Chelsea are satisfied with the idea of a contract extension.
Now the Brazilian has come out and revealed that he will be signing a new contract at the club – On his contract talks, he said: ‘We are talking about it, everything will probably happen in the next few days.
‘My intention, and that of the club as well, is to stay together. I know that the club needs me right now.
‘I am here to be able to help, there are young players [who I can help].
‘I know that, with my experience, I can help in this process of rebuilding the club. I’m here for that and willing to do this. I know that my responsibility is very great.
‘I know we have a lot of work ahead of us, especially as we have lost one of our great leaders in the dressing room.
‘Jorginho is a guy who spoke a lot and this hole will remain, but we have to move on.
‘We didn’t expect him to leave, but it has happened. We have to make up for his absence in the best possible way.’