Premier League outfit, Chelsea have continue their good form in the transfer window as they announce the signing of Thiago Silva on free transfer.
Silva who ended his eight-year stay at PSG following the club’s loss to Bayern Munich
in the Champions League final joined Chelsea as a free agent.
Chelsea have always shown interest in the Brazilian centre-back ever since he was
told his service was not needed in France as they wish to add an experience defender
that shipped in 53 goals last season.
Blues director Marina Granovskaia told the club’s official website of landing Silva:
“We are delighted to be able to add a player of Thiago Silva’s proven world-class credentials to our squad.
“Having performed at the highest level for many years, we have no doubt his experience and quality will complement the many exciting talents we already have here.
“Thiago will be an excellent fit and we hope he can add some new trophies to his impressive list of honours.”
Frank Lampard have earlier signed Ben Chilwell from Leicester City as they hope to
compete with the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool for the Premier League title.
The 35-year-old served as PSG’s captain before his departure and will be
remembered for playing a huge role in their success as he won a joint-record seven Ligue 1 titles as well as five Coupes de la Ligue and five Coupes de France .