Arrived free of any contract last summer, the Brazilian defender is already making a strong impression. So much so that the Blues should not hang around to lift the option of an additional year.
The Stade Rennais players will be able to attest to this. While Paris Saint-Germain made the choice not to extend the contract of Thiago Silva (36) before the Lisbon Final 8, Chelsea has probably already thanked the capital club a thousand times for having taken such a decision. Quickly became indisputable holder in the eleven of Frank Lampard, the former Parisian continues to demonstrate that he is still at the level, despite his advanced age.
Often imperial in the London jersey, the international Auriverde (93 caps, 7 goals) arrived in England on tiptoe on August 28, signing a one-year lease. “Chelsea Football Club announces the signing of one of the big names in the world of football, Thiago Silva, who is committed for one year, with an optional additional year”.
Thiago Silva quickly won unanimous support
At the time, Chelsea had not wanted to offer a long-term lease, preferring to wait and see if the Brazilian would respond favorably to the demands of the Premier League and the Champions League. Three months later, it is quickly seen on the side of the British leaders.
Skysports indicates that Chelsea are on the verge of being convinced of the idea of lifting the option present in the player’s contract, which would allow him to be linked to the Blues until 2022. Negotiations should not begin before January 2021, but Lampard no longer conceals that he is under the spell of his recruit. A nice snub to PSG …