Chelsea Transfer News update: Thiago Silva set to sign one-year contract extension

Brazilian star Thiago Silva is set to extend his stay at Chelsea as the veteran defender will pen the paper for an extension to a new contract with the Blues. The 36-year-old signed with the London club at the start of the season and after an impressive performance, the two parties agreed to lengthen the center-back at Stamford Bridge for at least one more season. Paulo Dybala Transfer News: Chelsea, Juventus Star on Tottenham Hotspur Keane.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Thiago Silva will sign his new contract with Chelsea in the coming weeks. Both the Blues and the Defenders are happy with the current situation and want Brazil to carry on their stay as the final details of the New Deal remain to be discussed. The 36-year-old is understood to be signing the extension by June 2022.

Silva to extend his stay

Thiago Silva is immense for Chelsea this season, playing the same role as former manager Frank Lampard and his successor Thomas Tuchel. The 36-year-old arrived at the club last summer and Chelsea had an option to extend their stay for another year in the original agreement, a clause they would like to act on.

Brazil was the captain of Paris St Germain in Thomas Tuchel last season, which led the club to their first Champions League final match, a feat which the pair repeated, as Chelsea reached the summit of European competition for the first time since 2012 Has arrived. They face Premier League rivals Manchester City.

Thiago Silva has made 29 appearances for the Blues all season, with most coming to the Premier League. However, even as Brazil have had to deal with their fair share of injuries, he remains one of the main men under Thomas Tuchel, who also wants to rely on his experience during the next season.

(The above story first appeared in the latest form on May 12, 2021 03:34 PM IST. For more news and updates about politics, the world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website reportrdoor.com ).

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