Official: Thiago Silva, at Chelsea

The 35-year-old Brazilian center-back enters Frank Lampard's team free. He will sign for one season with the option of another. It is the sixth signing of the 'blues'.

Official:-Thiago-Silva-at-Chelsea

Chelsea announced on Friday the signing of Brazilian international defender Thiago Silva, 35, for one season with an option for another.

The center-back who ended his contract with Paris Saint Germain after the defeat in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich, is the sixth signing of the "Blues" for the next season, after Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech, Xavier Mbuyamba , Ben Chilwell and Malang Sarr.

'I am very happy to join Chelsea. I am delighted to be part of Frank Lampard's exciting team for next season and I am here to fight for titles. See you soon Chelsea fans, I hope to play at Stamford Bridge very soon ', Thiago Silva told the London club's media.

Chelsea sports director Marina Granovskaia said that "a world-class player" is coming to the club. "Having performed at the highest level for many years, we have no doubt that his experience and quality will complement the many talents we already have here."

"Thiago will fit in excellently and we hope he can add new trophies to his impressive record," he added.

Captain of Milan, Paris Saint Germain or the Brazilian team - with which he won the title of the last Copa América in Maracana - Thiago Silva has conquered seven French leagues in the eight seasons in which he played for PSG.



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