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Thiago Silva’s first words as a Chelsea player as he reveals why he chose the Blues

Chelsea have announced the signing of Thiago Silva on a free transfer.

The Brazilian left PSG after the Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich last weekend, and the Blues have snapped him up on a one-year deal.

Chelsea also have the option of extending his contract for another season, with the 35-year-old adding a great amount of experience to Frank Lampard’s back line.

The Blues really struggled in the 2019/20 campaign in defence, conceding 54 Premier League goals, the worst record inside the top ten.

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And Marina Granovskaia has taken the opportunity to bring in the centre-back to help bolster the back four.

Silva won seven Ligue 1 titles with PSG, and the defender is keen to help Chelsea win titles once again in the upcoming season.

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“I am so happy to be joining Chelsea,” Silva told Chelsea’s website.

“I am delighted to be a part of Frank Lampard’s exciting squad for next season and I’m here to challenge for honours.

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“See you soon Chelsea fans, I look forward to playing at Stamford Bridge very soon.”

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